Los Angeles, CA – August 26, 2021 – The US Film Market® (AFM®) will move its 2021 edition entirely online, the Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®) announced today. AFM 2021 Online held Monday, November 1 to Friday, November 5 – changed one day earlier than the original dates. Registration for the five-day online event is now open.

AFM 2021 Online will include industry offices, screenings, conferences, panels and workshops, the network pavilion, LocationEXPO and more. Event updates will be announced regularly via email, social media and the AFM website.

“We wish we could welcome the global industry back to Santa Monica, but travel regulations, increased concern about coronavirus variants around the world, and government restrictions on the ground are preventing us from moving forward,” said Michael Ryan, president. IFTA and Partner, GFM Film. “IFTA, however, is excited to host the market the industry expects – where no one will be excluded and all our stakeholders can immerse themselves in five days dedicated to trade, discovery, training and reconnection.”

About the American film market®(AFM®)

AFM is the most effective film collection, development and networking event in the world. More than US $ 1 billion in production and distribution contracts are closed each year – both on finished films and at all stages of development and production. Over five days in November, 7,000+ professionals from 70+ countries will have access to the entire global catalog of accessible films and projects, attend world-class conferences and connect with decision-makers. AFM is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance®.

About the Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®)

IFTA is the global industry association for independent film and television production, financing, distribution and sales companies. The organization represents the independent sector in front of governments and international bodies and provides significant entertainment industry services to independent companies from 22 countries.

* Derived from AFM Press Release

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