THE AFM SESSIONS

The AFM Sessions Replay Pass is available for purchase for just $79.  Hear Industry leaders discuss the topics, opportunities, and practical information most relevant to global filmmakers, sales agents, and distributors, educating us on our changing business.

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Once again, The AFM Sessions will present four full days of programming exploring today’s global industry and where we are headed.  Forecasts for the future, marketplace intelligence, advice on how to best navigate our industry, and conversations on the most current topics and technologies across Financing, Production, Distribution, Streaming, FAST, AI, Sustainability, Diversity, and more will be shared through the lens of 100+ Speakers from all facets of the business.

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THE AFM SESSIONS 2023

November 2023
01 November
9:30 am11:00 am

The Finance Conference – Session I

01 November
10:00 am11:30 am

Brazil’s Return to the Big Scene: Film Incentives for Local and Foreign Productions, Perspectives on the Brazilian Film Industry and Regulatory Frameworks

01 November
11:30 am1:00 pm

The Finance Conference – Session II

01 November
12:00 pm1:30 pm

Six Imperatives for Rendering Black Lives in Media

01 November
2:30 pm4:00 pm

The Global Perspective: Breaking the Boundaries of Today’s Film Marketplace 

01 November
3:00 pm4:30 pm

International Co-Production with China: Navigating Filmmaking Without Boundaries

01 November
4:30 pm6:00 pm

The Content Audiences Want & The Industry Needs to Provide

01 November
5:00 pm6:30 pm

Funding Queer Narratives: Financing LGBTQIA+ Stories with Social Impact

02 November
9:30 am11:00 am

Faith & Family: Satisfying the Growing Global Audience Demand for Uplifting Content

02 November
10:00 am11:30 am

Harnessing the Power of Music for Film

02 November
11:30 am1:00 pm

New Distribution Patterns Shaping Release Trends

02 November
12:00 pm1:30 pm

How to Lock-In Professional Actors and Musical Talent

02 November
2:30 pm4:00 pm

Fast Times in the Ad-Supported Distribution Landscape for Independents

02 November
3:00 pm4:30 pm

A Practical Guide to Successfully Finance Your Independent Film and How to Navigate the Industry’s Current Challenges

02 November
4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cross-Border Collaborations: Creating Powerful Co-Productions & Partnerships

02 November
5:00 pm6:30 pm

Economic Development: Moviemaking on Native Land

03 November
9:30 am11:00 am

Getting Your Film Made, Seen & Profitable in The Streaming Era

03 November
10:00 am11:30 am

Green Filmmaking: Tools for More Sustainable Production at Every Budget

03 November
11:30 am1:00 pm

Evolving Roles & Relationships: Sales Agents and Producers

03 November
12:00 pm1:30 pm

Developing, Pitching, and Making Television

03 November
2:30 pm4:00 pm

Modern Horror: The Genre and What Scares Us Evolve

03 November
3:00 pm4:30 pm

ReFraming Gender-Inclusive Hiring: How Producers are Shifting the Narrative

03 November
4:30 pm6:00 pm

Changing Minds & Bettering Lives Through Storytelling

03 November
5:00 pm6:30 pm

Casting for the Era of Representation

04 November
9:30 am1:00 pm

The Pitch Conference