Accredited Buyer

The Entire Global Catalogue

The Entire Global Catalogue

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

AFM is more business-oriented than any other film market. The entire independent film community of decision makers is in one convenient location, allowing you to focus entirely on the business of film, without the distraction of a film festival. Time spent here always yields returns.


A Beachfront Campus

A Beachfront Campus

AFM’s beachfront Santa Monica locale allows you to foster relationships within the Hollywood community, home to more film industry companies and professionals than anywhere else in the world.

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.

The Entire Global Catalogue

The Entire Global Catalogue

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

AFM is more business-oriented than any other film market. The entire independent film community of decision makers is in one convenient location, allowing you to focus entirely on the business of film, without the distraction of a film festival. Time spent here always yields returns.


A Beachfront Campus

A Beachfront Campus

AFM’s beachfront Santa Monica locale allows you to foster relationships within the Hollywood community, home to more film industry companies and professionals than anywhere else in the world.


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.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

There is nothing more productive than seeing the entire global catalogue of available films and new projects at AFM.  

Enter the headquarters for film buyers, where 400+ sales companies unveil 2,000+ new films and projects from around the world for the first time. American Film Market is the most anticipated event for acquiring rights to new films because production companies have developed a wide range of projects since Cannes — more than $1 billion in deals close here each year.

AFM’s convenient campus connects you with sales companies from around the globe, providing unmatched opportunities both for business and for reconnecting with your valued community, all without the distraction of a film festival. Location is key — the market’s beachfront Santa Monica locale allows you to build relationships within the Hollywood community, home to more film industry companies and professionals than anywhere else in the world. AFM is more business-oriented than any other film market, and time spent here will yield returns.

Discover your next releases — start by registering today.

AFM BY THE NUMBERS

7000+
industry
professional
400+
distributors
2000+
New Films
& Projects
100+
speakers
1000+
Productions
Companies
US $1B
deals closed
500+
Screenings
ALL ON
ONE
Beachfront
Campus

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
BENEFITS & OPTIONS

Buyer Badge: $495; Buyer Badge Plus Conferences: $695. Benefits include access to the Buyers Lounge, Wi-Fi for two devices, hotel discounts and more.