Los Angeles, CA
Adam Carolla, comedian, podcast king, New York Times Best Selling Author and recent crowd funding leader, will deliver the Keynote Address at the American Film Market’s Production Conference on Sunday, November 10th.  The 2013 American Film Market (AFM), the world’s largest motion-picture trade show, takes place November 6th – 13th in Santa Monica.

Carolla most recently led a successful crowd funding campaign for his new movie, “Road Hard” via FundAnything.comwhich he will write, direct and star in and is set to shoot this fall.  The campaign has raised over $1.4 million.

“I’m honored to be the key note speaker for this year’s AFM Conference” said Adam Carolla. “I look forward to sharing my experiences with crowd funding and eating free deli food.”

“Adam Carolla is an innovator, trendsetter and successful entrepreneur,” said Jonathan Wolf, AFM Managing Director.  “We’re thrilled that he will share his vision and insights with the world’s producers.”

The AFM Production Conference keynote speech will be delivered at 11:15am, taking place at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel.  For information on Conference tickets and AFM credentials, see  #AFM2013

About Adam Carolla

Adam Carolla is one of the most versatile men in Hollywood, currently hosting The AdamCarolla Show, which holds the Guinness World Record for the most downloaded podcast and was named iTunes Best Podcast of 2012.  Carolla is the author of two New York Times bestsellers: Not Taco Bell Material and In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks.  The audiobook for Not Taco Bell Material also rightfully claimed a spot as one of only two comedy audiobooks on the iTunes Top 10 List of 2012.  Carolla can also be seen on Fox News Channel’s The O’Reilly Factor with his weekly segment “Rollin’ with Carolla.”  Carolla co-created and co-starred in two hit Comedy Central shows, The Man Show (1999-2003) and Crank Yankers (2002-2007).  He is well known for co-hosting the radio and MTV show Loveline.  Carolla wrote, co-produced and starred in the independent boxing feature film, The HammerThe Hammer made its world premiere at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival in New York.  In 2012 Carolla released his signature wine spirit, Mangria, which has sold over 1,000,000 bottles.  Carolla is an automobile enthusiast with an eclectic collection of racing and exotic vehicles.  He won the Toyota Grand Prix this year in the pro category and last year as a celebrity, making him the only person to have won both titles.

About the American Film Market 

The business of independent motion picture production and distribution reaches its peak every year at the American Film Market.  The global film industry converges in Santa Monica for eight days of deal-making on films in every stage of development and production, as well as screenings, conferences, networking and parties.

With 8,000 industry leaders from more than 70 countries, 700 screenings and the industry’s largest Conference Series, AFM is the pivotal destination for independent filmmakers, directors, distributors, financiers, industry executives, producers, talent, writers, the international media and all those who provide services to the worldwide motion picture industry.

The AFM is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance, ®the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television industry.  Visit for more.

Ethan Rabin
Lauren Finkelstein (