American Film Market to Add Five-Day Conference Program

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Fri, 07/08/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

The American Film Market has announced that it will launch a new five-day conference program at the 2011 Market set for November 2-9 in Santa Monica. The inaugural AFM Conference Series will cover five topics spanning from treatment to screen.   The AFM’s expected 8 000 attendees will have the opportunity to hear from the industry’s global thought leaders decision makers and experts who all converge annually at the AFM. 
The AFM Conference Series scheduled for November 4-8 will include the Finance Conference Production Conference Marketing Conference Distribution Conference and Pitch Conference.    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld will serve as the presenting sponsor of the AFM Conference Series. 
In addition AFM will introduce an Industry Conversations program comprised of 14 intimate interactive and informative discussions led by visionaries trendsetters and experts which will be offered free to market attendees from November 2-8.
  “The AFM Conference Series and Industry Conversations are two significant initiatives that will bring greater value and benefit to our thousands of attendees ” says Jonathan Wolf executive vice president of the Independent Film & Television Alliance and managing director of the AFM. “The AFM is unique as it’s the only event in North America that attracts thousands of leaders in motion pictures from more than 70 countries giving us the opportunity to curate terrific conferences with top talent from both Hollywood and around the world.”
The 2011 AFM Conference Series will be held at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel.   American Film Market