NOVEMBER 1 - 5, 2021 • ONLINE

FAQs

FAQs 2021

GENERAL QUESTIONS

Your desktop or laptop should have one of the following operating systems:
MAC OSX 10.13 or higher
Windows 10 – all versions

Tablets and Mobile devices are not recommended but a limited experience may be possible with:
iOS 12.4.1 or higher, Safari browser only
Android 7.0 or higher, Chrome browser only

On desktops and laptops:
Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
Safari is acceptable for MAC OSX 10.14.4 or higher.
Firefox is acceptable.
Do not participate in Incognito Mode. You will be unable to access portions of the market.

No. The AFM isn’t a festival, films are not selected, and there are no competitions or prizes.

Yes. Please see Attendee and Buyer for more information.

The AFM Participant list will be available at Cinando.com.
The Exhibitor List will be available at Exhibitor List.
The AFM Buyers List is an exclusive benefit for Sales Company Exhibitors.

BUYER QUESTIONS

Buyer Accreditation is the process of determining whether or not a company is a Buyer according to the AFM’s definition. AFM defines a Buyer as one of the following:

  • A company which has contracted with one or more members of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) to distribute in at least one audio-visual medium, at least three motion pictures or television programs during the last three years.
  • A company which has contracted with one or more members of IFTA for such company to sub-distribute (i.e. re-license) in at least one audio-visual medium at least three motion pictures or television programs during the last three years.

Only pre-accredited Buyers may register for a Buyer credential.

No. Buyer Accreditation is a process that must take place before registering for a Buyer credential.

No. As long as the company is an active Buyer, accreditation is maintained and it applies to all current employees of the company.

All accreditation requests must be submitted by October 8, 2021.

Visit the Buyer page for a complete list of benefits.

EXHIBITOR QUESTIONS

All AFM 2021 Online registered participants.

Exhibitors have 4 booth page template options. All content is user generated. To view the Sales & Production Company booth templates and specifications, Click Here. To view the LocationEXPO booth templates and specifications, Click Here.

Yes. To purchase additional Attendee credentials, Click Here. If you are a pre-qualified AFM Buyer, Click Here.

ATTENDEE QUESTIONS

Visit the Attendee page for a complete list of benefits.

SCREENINGS QUESTIONS

All AFM 2021 Online Exhibitors may screen in the On Demand Theatre. See Screenings for details.

Films will be available to screen on-demand from October 27, 2021 through March 31, 2022. They are not scheduled at a specific time. You may start and end a film’s availably at any time.

The Screenings Guide will be available to all participants in the AFM’s online Welcome Bag.

All AFM 2021 Online registered participants.

CONFERENCES, PANELS & WORKSHOPS QUESTIONS

Yes. All AFM 2021 Online credentials have access to all sessions.

Generally, sessions are 90 minutes in length including Q&A.

Yes. Sessions will be available on demand, usually within two hours after they end. Access to these sessions will be available for three months after AFM.

No. All sessions require an AFM 2021 Online credential.

To be considered to pitch live, you will need to submit a 2-minute video pitch. For details, see the Pitch Conference Submission Guide.

All attendees are encouraged to create a user profile inside MyAFM. Here you can search and discover other participants, send messages, and have Zoom meetings from inside the platform.

The Networking Pavilion is AFM’s most interactive experience with dozens of live video discussions every hour. Here you can join small groups that share your vision, passion, and goals.