November 5 - 10, 2024 • Las Vegas

Sandbox Lounge

Sandbox Lounge

Across four days at AFM, the industry’s leading film commissions and production service companies supporting global filmmaking will be holding meetups in the Sandbox Lounge at the Le Méridien Delfina, including Wrapbook and Hong Kong Film Mart.

To get on the guest list, click on the RSVP button for each event. Each event has limited capacity. 

Looking to host an intimate event or reception for 100 at AFM? To inquire about booking the Sandbox Lounge and our food and beverage packages, contact Robin Burt at

Cappuccino with the Italians

Wednesday, Nov 1 – 9:30am – 11:00am

Cappuccino with the Italians networking event connects Italian and international audiovisual distributors, industry professionals, and the Italian Film Commission Association. The aim is to foster co-production projects and collaborations.

Variety Locations - Hollywood on the Danube: Hungary is Moviemaking Central

Wednesday, Nov 1 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Hungary’s National Film Institute is positioning Hungary as the go-to European destination for filmmakers. From locations to NFI’s large scale studio expansion and incentives, we’ll discuss how the Hungarian film biz has emerged in recent years to seeing Hungarian films rise on the festival circuit and making the country more attractive to international productions.


Moderator: Steven Gaydos, EVP, Global Content – Variety


Speaker: Csaba Káel, Film Commissioner – National Film Institute Hungary

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Polish Film Institute (PFI) Industry Mingle

Thursday, Nov 2 – 5:00pm – 6:30pm

The last five years have meant seven Oscar® nominations and twenty European Film Award nominations for Polish talent and creatives. With great variety of locations, a 30 % cash rebate production incentive, experienced crews, skilled talents and creatives, it's no wonder Poland has become a popular co-production hub in Europe. We invite you to join PFI and network with Polish producers present at AFM over a glass of wine.

Studio Greece

Studio Greece - Your Idea In Action: Meet The Greek Competitive Incentives And Unique Filming Locations

Friday, Nov 3 – 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Enterprise Greece, the official Investment and Trade Promotion Agency of the Greek State, and the National Centre of Audiovisual Media and Communication (EKOME), strongly support the attraction of audiovisual productions to Greece. We would be happy to welcome you in our "Meet and Greet event", that will take place on November 3rd, from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm, in the "Sandbox" hall of Meridien Delfina Hotel. You are invited to come and meet the new ecosystem of the Greek audiovisual sector, the services provided in Greece and the benefits of the Greek incentives program (cash rebate 40% & tax relief 30%).

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Get to know Slovenia

Saturday, Nov 4 – 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Slovenian Film Centre and Film Commission are showcasing country’s beautiful film locations in United States for the first time. We are hosting an event during AFM and you are kindly invited to meet us at the “Sandbox” of Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica Hotel.