70+ buying companies from 28 countries new to 2018 AFM


Revealing its new artwork, The 39th American Film Market (AFM), set for October 31-November 7 in Santa Monica, announced today that more than 70 companies from 28 countries will be attending AFM for the first time as buyers.

These companies hail from 28 countries, with the largest numbers coming from the United States with 19 companies; nine from China; four from both Italy and South Korea; three from countries that include Canada, Germany, Spain, Taiwan, and Vietnam; and two apiece from Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, and Sweden.

A sampling of the new buying companies for this year includes: Blue Finch Film Releasing, DREAMAX MEDIA, Eagle Communication Co., Ltd., DYNIT, Elevation Pictures, High Octane Pictures, Indie Rights, Mango Films Vietnam, Sun Film Group, Tangren Cultural Film Group, Times Film Group, LLC, Vudu, Weltkino Filmverleih GmbH, and Youplanet Pictures.

Jonathan Wolf, AFM Managing Director commented, “Every year new distribution companies and platforms are launched, connecting independent films with audiences throughout the world. We look forward to welcoming all to their first AFM.”

Take a look below at the new artwork for the market.


Stay with Reel Chicago and REEL360 as we will return with our in-depth coverage of the market.

Source: American Film Market

  • Barbara Roche

    A standing ovation to Sheila Brown for making this program such a huge success! Congratulations Quristal Lopez, Joshua Brown, Curtis Gardner, and Cameron Allen. Well done!!

    • Sheila Brown

      Barbara, we cannot thank you and your staff enough for all of the support!

  • Maribeth Ratajczyk

    All the best to the new members of LOCAL 476!! Excellent support Sheila Brown! #CineCares #CineCaresFoundation

    • Sheila Brown

      Thank you so much Maribeth!

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