American Film Market’s LocationEXPO® Set with Over 50 Commissions & Agencies from Around the World
LOS ANGELES, CA – October 3, 2017: The American Film Market’s inaugural LocationEXPO, taking place at this year’s market, November 1 – 8, will welcome more than 50 Film Commissions and Government Agencies from around the world. Organizations participating at LocationEXPO come from as far afield as Chile, Spain, Norway, New Zealand, Thailand and Russia.
The diverse participants at LocationEXPO highlight the continuing growth and popularity of AFM among Film Commissions. LocationEXPO at AFM 2017 will connect Film Commissions and Government Agencies, who are collectively offering more than a billion dollars in production incentives, with AFM’s 7,000+ producers and distributors.
Access to the LocationEXPO booths is free; it does not require an AFM credential. Visit AmericanFilmMarket.com/LocationEXPO to view the full and growing list of LocationEXPO 2017 participants.
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The American Film Market is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance, www.ifta-online.org. More information on the AFM can be found at: https://americanfilmmarket.com/.
About the American Film Market
The American Film Market is the world’s largest motion picture business event. Over 7,000 industry leaders converge in Santa Monica for eight days of deal-making, screenings, conferences, networking and parties. Participants come from more than 80 countries and include acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, festival directors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers, the world’s press and all those who provide services to the motion picture industry.
Unlike a film festival, the AFM is a marketplace – with over 200,000 square feet of exhibition space – where production and distribution deals are closed. In just eight days, more than US$1 billion in deals will be sealed — on both completed films and those in every stage of development and production.
Participants may view more than 500 screenings of 300+ films – 29 new films every two hours – the majority world or U.S. premieres. Titles range from big budget blockbusters that will be released by the major studios to lower budget art and genre films recognized at international film festivals.
With 7,000 attendees, 500 screenings, 300 exhibiting distributors, and the industry’s largest Conference series, AFM is the pivotal destination for independent filmmakers and business people from all over the world.
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