Each year, it takes more than 300 people to produce the American Film Market, the world’s largest motion picture trade event. Looking for a fun, challenging job? Come join the AFM staff! AFM 2019 will take place November 3 – November 8, 2020.

Applications are now being accepted for the following positions:

Administrative Assistants

(Accounting, Registration, Screenings & Hotels)

Job Description: Data entry, filing, answering high volume of phone calls and responding to multiple e-mails. These administrative positions will assist in the Registration, Equipment, Screenings and Hotel departments.

Requirements: Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel and Outlook), and ability to quickly master new software. Must be energetic, detail-oriented, extremely organized and able to multi-task.

Duration: Positions start between June and September and end in November/December.



Job Description: Answering high volume of phone calls and transferring them to the proper departments; logging parking validations, supervising courier and messenger services and greeting guests.

Requirements: Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Being punctual, upbeat and energetic is key.

Duration: Position starts in August and ends in November.

Application Procedure for the above positions: Email, fax or mail your resume now (indicating the position for which you are applying) to Portia McGrew, IFTA, 10850 Wilshire Blvd., 9th floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024-4321. Email:, Fax: 310-446-1600. NO CALLS PLEASE!


Theatre Staff

Job Description: Greeting attendees at the door of the theatre, checking for proper badges and ensuring attendees are directed to their desired film. Checking for technical problems periodically during the screenings. Helping lost or confused guests. Putting up poster marquees, screening schedules and screening boards. Helping the theatre coordinators with prints. Removing AFM signage after the screenings.

Requirements: Must be highly energetic, have a positive attitude and be enthusiastic about working with people. Good head for trouble shooting. Must also be proactive, a good listener and able to follow directions.

Duration: Positions start in October and end in November.

Application procedure for Theatre and Registration staff: Contact Leah at ACT I Entertainment by Email: or Phone: 310-981-0111. Please specify that you are calling about AFM 2020. Note: You must be available for an interview in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.