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AFM 2020 Pivots to Successful Digital Presentation

AFM 2020 Pivots to Successful Digital Presentation

The completely digital industry event and film festival proved successful despite altered presentations. American Film Marketplace—an annual gathering of exhibitors, media and other industry professionals in Santa Monica—completed its 2020 iteration with success given...

American Film Market Goes Online

American Film Market Goes Online

The annual conference will take place digitally from November 9 – 13. The American Film Market, the annual gathering of 7,000 industry professionals in Santa Monica, California is moving to a virtual format this fall. The new AFM 2020 seeks to replicate the live...

PGA Unveils COVID Production Guidelines

PGA Unveils COVID Production Guidelines

The Producers Guild of America presented industry groups with safe film set suggestions that can prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Producers Guild of America recently published its comprehensive, 56-page "COVID Safety Protocols for Producing Independent Productions”...

American Film Market Moves Online for 2020

American Film Market Moves Online for 2020

The annual industry event will be completely virtual to ensure safety conference-goers. The annual American Film Market (AFM) conference, which is organized by the Independent Film & Television Alliance, announced this week that the 2020 event will be completely...