NOVEMBER 2 - 7, 2021 • Santa Monica

Buyer Accreditation

Buyer Accreditation

Note to AFM 2020 Online Attendees: If you qualify for Buyer status and had purchased an AFM 2020 Online Attendee Credential, we encourage you to submit an accreditation request by January 31, 2021. If approved, you may be eligible for a rebate of the credential price difference.  

To register as a Buyer for AFM 2021, your Company must be an “AFM Accredited Film Buyer.”

Companies that were approved as an “AFM Accredited Film Buyer” between 2005 and 2020 are still approved. The company’s accreditation continues to apply to all employees who will represent the company at AFM 2020. You do not need to apply for Buyer Accreditation again.

If your Company is an AFM Accredited Film Buyer but you have not attended AFM with that Company, your name must be added to the Company listing before registering. Please send a request to add your name to the Company listing to

For all other Companies, to request AFM Accredited Film Buyer approval, please complete the form below. Buyer Accreditation requests must be submitted by October 8, 2021. Requests will not be accepted after this date or during the AFM.

An AFM Buyer is a company that has licensed or sub-distributed at least three motion pictures or television programs during the last three years from members of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA). See the AFM Guidelines for more details.

Please complete the following form to determine your Buyer Eligibility. Allow 7 to 10 business days to process your request.

This page is not a registration page. By filling out and submitting this form, you are NOT registering for a badge or reserving space at the AFM.