American Film Market Launches LocationEXPO® @ AFM
LocationEXPO.com, Showcasing the World’s Film Commissions, Live Today
LOS ANGELES, CA – March 28, 2017: The American Film Market announced today the launch of LocationEXPO at the AFM, with its inauguration at this year’s market, November 1 – 8. LocationEXPO will provide both a face-to-face and online platform to connect Film Commissions, production facilities and services with 7,000+ producers, distributors and industry professionals during the AFM, and more than 100,000 film and television professionals year-round.
“We are launching LocationEXPO to serve the growing number of Film Commissions that participate at AFM as well as provide access to AFM attendees for Film Commissions that are unable to attend,” Jonathan Wolf, Managing Director of the AFM.
LocationEXPO has three core components:
- LocationEXPO Branded Space inside the AFM where Film Commissions and companies can meet with AFM’s 7,000+ industry attendees.
- LocationEXPO.com home to the world’s locations, incentives, facilities and services.
- LocationEXPO News, a monthly newsletter launching May 9, sent to 100,000+ film & television industry professionals in 100+ countries that will profile Film Commissions and provide updates on incentives.
Film Commissions from more than 50 countries now participate in the AFM, including, among others, the Colombian Film Commission, FilmLA, Mexican Film Commission, Panama Film Commission, Spain ICEX, Taipei Film Commission, Thai Trade Center, West Virginia Film Office and the New Zealand Film Commission.
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 7,000 industry leaders from more than 70 countries, 400+ screenings of 300+ films, the industry’s largest Conference Series, and now LocationEXPO, AFM is the pivotal destination for filmmakers, producers, writers, distributors, buyers, financiers, industry executives, talent, 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.
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