Accredited Buyer

2,000+ Films & Projects

2,000+ Films & Projects

Films and projects from around the world – in all stages of development and production – are presented every year at AFM. That’s because most of the word’s films are financed, produced and/or distributed by AFM participants.

A Centralized Market

A Centralized Market

More centralized than Cannes, better weather than Berlin, AFM is the easiest market to conduct business! Complimentary Shuttle service makes it easy to access all AFM venues quickly and comfortably.


Film Capital Of The World

Film Capital Of The World

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

Screenings

Screenings

More than 400 new feature films are screened every year at AFM, including 250+ market premieres and 100+ world premieres. They are presented in 29 commercial theatres – the most of any market or festival. Titles range from big budget blockbusters that will be released by the major studios to art and genre films recognized at international film festivals.


Business Matchmaking

Business Matchmaking

AFM Business Matchmaking is a complementary, pre-show tool exclusively for AFM Accredited Buyers and AFM Sales Companies that facilitates face-to-face meetings at AFM, creating new and valuable connections.

One Stop Global Shopping

One Stop Global Shopping

Santa Monica is the backdrop for the biggest film deals of the year. That’s because AFM is the meeting place for the world’s Buyers and Sellers. It’s where the industry gathers to discover, preview and buy next year’s most profitable films and projects.

2,000+ Films & Projects

2,000+ Films & Projects

Films and projects from around the world – in all stages of development and production – are presented every year at AFM. That’s because most of the word’s films are financed, produced and/or distributed by AFM participants.


A Centralized Market

A Centralized Market

More centralized than Cannes, better weather than Berlin, AFM is the easiest market to conduct business! Complimentary Shuttle service makes it easy to access all AFM venues quickly and comfortably.


Film Capital Of The World

Film Capital Of The World

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


Screenings

Screenings

More than 400 new feature films are screened every year at AFM, including 250+ market premieres and 100+ world premieres. They are presented in 29 commercial theatres – the most of any market or festival. Titles range from big budget blockbusters that will be released by the major studios to art and genre films recognized at international film festivals.


Business Matchmaking

Business Matchmaking

AFM Business Matchmaking is a complementary, pre-show tool exclusively for AFM Accredited Buyers and AFM Sales Companies that facilitates face-to-face meetings at AFM, creating new and valuable connections.


One Stop Global Shopping

One Stop Global Shopping

Santa Monica is the backdrop for the biggest film deals of the year. That’s because AFM is the meeting place for the world’s Buyers and Sellers. It’s where the industry gathers to discover, preview and buy next year’s most profitable films and projects.

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

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

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Discover 2,000+ new films and projects before your competitors.
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Attend 500+ screenings including 100+ world premieres.
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More connections! Hollywood is home to more film industry companies than any other region in the world.
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Meet industry thought leaders from around the world at the AFM Conferences and Roundtables.
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Meet 7,000+ film professionals including 400+ distribution companies and 1,000+ production companies.
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Buy from 80+ countries – all in one location.
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Enjoy Santa Monica’s outstanding restaurants, pubs, and shopping, and its beautiful sunsets along the beach.
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More centralized than Cannes, better weather than Berlin, AFM is the easiest market for Buyers to do business.

BUYER BADGE BENEFITS

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Access to the 400 sqm Buyers Lounge with computers and concierge.
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Complimentary shuttle service to local hotels and theaters.
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Free one-year subscription to Cinando, the industry database.
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VISA assistance.
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Free Wi-Fi in the Loews Hotel for two devices sponsored by Epic Pictures.
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Complimentary bottled water.
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Hotel discounts and booking services.
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Discounts at over 100 restaurants and shops.

BUYER ACCREDITATION

To be “Accredited” as an AFM Buyer, a company must be actively engaged in distribution in at least one audio-visual medium.

BUYER
BADGE OPTIONS

Buyer Badge: $495
Buyer Badge Plus Conferences
and Workshops: $695