ATTENDEE

Access To Global Film Industry

Access To Global Film Industry

400+ Production and Distribution/Sales companies from more than 50 countries set up offices at AFM for a week of deal-making. 100+ Film Commissions also exhibit at AFM – bringing with them more than a billion dollars in production incentives.

Networking

Networking

Connect with 1,000s of decision makers during AFM – in offices, at conferences, at roundtables and during evening receptions. AFM’s online community, MyAFM, assists participants in making connections and scheduling meetings before arriving in Santa Monica.


Conferences & Workshops

Conferences & Workshops

Hollywood’s largest Conference delivers knowledge and insights from thought leaders, decision makers and experts. Plus: Roundtables offer open-ended discussions that explore specialized topics and timely issues in an intimate setting and Writers’ Workshops help shape screenplays into compelling narratives that will resonate with studios, investors and global audiences.

Hollywood’s Backyard

Hollywood’s Backyard

AFM’s location in the film capital of the world offers participants access to more film industry companies and professionals than any other region of the world.


How To Work the AFM

How To Work the AFM

The AFM is a great place to pitch your project or completed film – if you have a plan. Use these nine steps to increase your chances of success.

Production Incentives

Production Incentives

Meet with 100+ film commissions, production facilities and service companies from around the world that can quickly get your film moving. Together they offer billions of dollars in production incentives.

Access To Global Film Industry

Access To Global Film Industry

400+ Production and Distribution/Sales companies from more than 50 countries set up offices at AFM for a week of deal-making. 100+ Film Commissions also exhibit at AFM – bringing with them more than a billion dollars in production incentives.


Networking

Networking

Connect with 1,000s of decision makers during AFM – in offices, at conferences, at roundtables and during evening receptions. AFM’s online community, MyAFM, assists participants in making connections and scheduling meetings before arriving in Santa Monica.


Conferences & Workshops

Conferences & Workshops

Hollywood’s largest Conference delivers knowledge and insights from thought leaders, decision makers and experts. Plus: Roundtables offer open-ended discussions that explore specialized topics and timely issues in an intimate setting and Writers’ Workshops help shape screenplays into compelling narratives that will resonate with studios, investors and global audiences.


Hollywood’s Backyard

Hollywood’s Backyard

AFM’s location in the film capital of the world offers participants access to more film industry companies and professionals than any other region of the world.


How To Work the AFM

How To Work the AFM

The AFM is a great place to pitch your project or completed film – if you have a plan. Use these nine steps to increase your chances of success.


Production Incentives

Production Incentives

Meet with 100+ film commissions, production facilities and service companies from around the world that can quickly get your film moving. Together they offer billions of dollars in production incentives.

AFM BY THE NUMBERS

7000+
industry
professionals

400+
distributors

2000+
New Films
& Projects

100+
speakers

1000+
Production
Companies

US $1B
deals closed

500+
Screenings

ALL
ON ONE
Beachfront
Campus

EXPERIENCE THE AFM

WHAT PRODUCERS ARE SAYING

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

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Connect with 400+ distributors and 1,000+ production companies along with 7,000+ filmmakers, producers, writers and other industry professionals from 80+ countries.
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Hear 100+ executives, visionaries and thought leaders at AFM’s Conferences, Roundtables and Workshops. Get practical takeaways that you can use immediately to grow your business or career.
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Gain access to billions in buying power. AFM participants spend over US$3 billion annually producing new films.
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Location. Location. Location! Hollywood is home to more film industry companies and professionals than any other region in the world. And Santa Monica offers outstanding restaurants, pubs and shopping, and beautiful sunsets along the beach.
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Discover 2,000+ new films and projects in every state of development and production. 21 of the last 35 Academy Award® “Best Picture” winners were financed and/or licensed at AFM.
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The best deals are done face-to-face. AFM participants are motivated and serious about doing business. They’ve invested time and money to travel to Santa Monica.
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Everyone is at AFM. Meet more decision makers in one week than you could see all year.
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More centralized than Cannes… better weather than Berlin… no festival distraction… AFM is the easiest market for film industry professionals to do business.

BADGES & PRICES

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