FILM COMMISSIONS, FACILITIES & SERVICE COMPANIES

Access To Global Film Industry

Access To Global Film Industry

AFM is home to 7,000+ decision-makers from 80+ counties. Over eight days, AFM participants buy, sell and license, attend screenings, conferences and parties, and close more than US$1 Billion in motion picture production and distribution deals – on both completed films and those in every stage of development and production.

Production Incentives

Production Incentives

100+ Film Commissions exhibit at AFM – bringing with them more than a billion dollars in production incentives. And 400+ Production and Distribution/Sales companies from more than 50 countries set up offices at AFM for a week of deal-making.


Hollywood’s Backyard

Hollywood’s Backyard

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

Conferences & Workshops

Conferences & Workshops

Hollywood’s largest Conference delivers knowledge and insights from thought leaders, decision makers and experts. Plus: Roundtables offer open-ended discussions that explore specialized topics and timely issues in an intimate setting and Writers’ Workshops help shape screenplays into compelling narratives that will resonate with studios, investors and global audiences.

Access To Global Film Industry

Access To Global Film Industry

AFM is home to 7,000+ decision-makers from 80+ counties. Over eight days, AFM participants buy, sell and license, attend screenings, conferences and parties, and close more than US$1 Billion in motion picture production and distribution deals – on both completed films and those in every stage of development and production.


Production Incentives

Production Incentives

100+ Film Commissions exhibit at AFM – bringing with them more than a billion dollars in production incentives. And 400+ Production and Distribution/Sales companies from more than 50 countries set up offices at AFM for a week of deal-making.


Conferences & Workshops

Conferences & Workshops

Hollywood’s largest Conference delivers knowledge and insights from thought leaders, decision makers and experts. Plus: Roundtables offer open-ended discussions that explore specialized topics and timely issues in an intimate setting and Writers’ Workshops help shape screenplays into compelling narratives that will resonate with studios, investors and global audiences.


Hollywood’s Backyard

Hollywood’s Backyard

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

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

EXPERIENCE THE AFM

WHAT COMMISSIONS ARE SAYING

WHY YOU SHOULD EXHIBIT

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Engage with 7,000+ potential clients under the same roof and build strong relationships with producers, filmmakers and financiers.
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Exhibiting at AFM and LocationEXPO reinforces relationships and improves loyalty by reconnecting with past clients.
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AFM and LocationEXPO participants are in Santa Monica to learn from and interact with industry professionals. Exhibitors enhance their reputation and brand by demonstrating and showcasing their commitment and expertise to an enthusiastic, target audience: Chairmen, CEOs, Presidents, Principals, producers and financiers from 80+ countries.
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AFM and LocationEXPO deliver direct access to your target audience. New contacts will become qualified leads which will then become new clients and customers.
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AFM participants spend over US$3 billion annually producing new films.
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More centralized than Cannes, better weather than Berlin, the easiest market for Buyers and Sellers to do business.

HOW TO EXHIBIT