AFM sets five-day conference series

November panels to cover distribution, finance, production

The American Film Market will launch a five-day conference program at this year’s market, which is set for Nov. 2-9 in Santa Monica.

The first annual AFM Conference Series will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. from Nov. 4-8 at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and will cover five different topics. AFM is expecting 8,000 attendees.

Series will kick off with a finance conference Nov. 4. Execs will explore the current state of independent film financing, emerging trends, new opportunities and what the future holds.

The Nov. 5 pitch conference will give attendees the tools to successfully pitch an idea to a panel of Hollywood decisionmakers, who will give them constructive criticism and feedback.

Also skedded is a marketing day on Nov. 6, a production focus on Nov. 7 and a distribution conference on Nov. 8.

AFM will also introduce an Industry Conversations program with 14 discussions led by trendsetters and experts, free to all market attendees.

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