AFM announces complimentary registration

(AFM offers buyers complimentary credentials to virtual market)

The American Film Market announced that all Accredited Buyers will receive complimentary credentials for AFM 2020 Online, taking place November 9 – 13, hosted by the Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®). Buyer registration is now open at

Buyer credentials will provide access to the AFM 2020 Online platform, including screenings in the On Demand Theatre, all Exhibitor Pages, MyAFM – the profile and connections platform, and five days of live sessions. Buying companies that have not been previously accredited by AFM must apply for accreditation by October 23.  

“AFM 2020 Online is an exciting opportunity for us to fully embrace all of the world’s Buyers, especially those who would not have been able to make the trip to Santa Monica,” said Michael Ryan, IFTA Chairperson and Partner, GFM Films. “The rapid changes and challenges in the industry create an even greater need for the Independents to have these dedicated five days to reunite and conduct business.  On behalf of the IFTA Board of Directors, we look forward to welcoming every Buyer to AFM online in November.” 

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Exhibitor registration is also open. The fee to exhibit is US$495 and includes a bundle of features and services in addition to a dedicated Exhibitor Page.  As with its live event, the AFM 2020 Online platform will present two distinct Exhibit spaces:  

  • Industry Offices will showcase sales, production and distribution companies and international organizations.  
  • LocationEXPO® will present film commissions, facilities, and production services that help producers bring their films to life.   

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Registration for Attendees is US$195. More details on sessions and networking features and events will be unveiled shortly.