LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The American Film Market (AFM), November 6 - 13, 2013 in Santa Monica, announces its launch of the AFM Producers Forum and this year's topics and schedule for the AFM Conference Series.
The AFM Producers Forum is a new program for experienced producers from around the world to learn and network at the AFM. The Forum will include 16 educational sessions with experts and global thought leaders discussing a wide range of topics that may include co-productions in China and India, working with sales agents, production incentives, and working with U.S. guilds. Each day's sessions will be followed by a private, hosted networking reception.
"The new AFM Producers Forum will provide experienced producers with knowledge on a wide range of topics that are most important to working professionals along with exclusive social activities." said Jonathan Wolf, AFM Managing Director. "We are looking forward to hosting the global film industry's best and brightest with this new program.
Also confirmed is this year's AFM Conference Series, which will run from Friday, November 8 through Tuesday, November 12. Topics include: Finance, Pitch, Production, Marketing and Distribution. Sessions will focus on crowd-funding, crowd-sourcing audiences, film festivals, video on demand and more.
AFM also announces that JETRO and UniJapan are creating a 2,000 square foot Japan Pavilion. Among new exhibitors, Panorama Media and Relativity Media will participate in the American Film Market for the first time.
For the latest information and to register, industry professionals should visit www.AmericanFilmMarket.com/attendee (film buyers: please visit www.AmericanFilmMarket.com/buyer). Connect with AFM at www.facebook.com/AmericanFilmMarket and follow @AFMOFFICIAL on Twitter and join the conversation using #AFM2013.
About the American Film Market
AFM is the independent film marketplace where a billion dollars in deals are sealed every year on both completed films and those in every stage of development and production. Over 8,000 industry leaders from more than 70 countries attend the industry's largest Conference Series, 700 screenings, and countless parties. AFM is the pivotal destination for filmmakers, distributors, financiers, producers, writers and media from all over the world.
The AFM is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance(R), the global trade association for the independent motion picture and television industry and the voice and advocate for the Independents worldwide. See www.IFTA-online.org for more.
Sunshine Sachs Lauren Finkelstein, 1.323.822.9300 AFM@sunshinesachs.com
Source: Independent Film & Television Alliance
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