Oct 15, 2014
The American Film Market (AFM) has announced
their full list of screenings, including world and market premieres, for
the upcoming edition, running November 5-12 in Santa Monica. Over 415
films will screen at the market, including 331 market premieres and 91
Saul Dibb’s wartime romance SUITE FRANCAISE (TF1 International),
starring Michelle Williams and Matthias Schoenaerts, is amongst the most
eagerly anticipated world premieres at the market, along with the
Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek and Jessica Alba starrer HOW TO MAKE LOVE
LIKE AN ENGLISHMAN (The Solution Entertainment Group), RIDE (6 Sales)
starring and directed by Helen Hunt, THE LAST KNIGHTS (Arclight Films)
starring Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman and ANY DAY (VMI Worldwide)
starring Sean Bean, Kate Walsh, and Eva Longoria. Additional titles
featuring such notables as Octavia Spencer, Marcia Gay Harden and Chevy
Chase are also set to debut.
A number of acclaimed projects will be making their market debut at
AFM, including: 99 HOMES (Hyde Park International), starring Michael
Shannon and Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver’s HUNGRY HEARTS (Radiant Films
International); Michael Winterbottom’s THE FACE OF AN ANGEL (WestEnd
Films) starring Daniel Bruhl, Kate Beckinsale and Cara Delevingne; Hal
Hartley’s NED RIFLE (Fortissimo Films) andthe Gemma Arterton starrer
GEMMA BOVARY (Gaumont), all making their way to Santa Monica following
their recent successful festival play.
Additional market premieres include: MY OLD LADY (Protagonist
Pictures) starring Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas and Kevin Kline;
SET FIRE TO THE STARS (The Works) starring Elijah Wood; ALEX OF VENICE
(Screen Media) from director/actor Chris Messina; KUNG FU JUNGLE
(Emperor Motion Pictures) starring Donnie Yen, Baoqiang Wang, Charlie
Young, and Michelle Bai; THE ROAD WITHIN (Annapurna) starring Robert
Sheehan, Dev Patel, Zoe Kravitz, Robert Patrick and Kyra Sedgwick;
BARELY LETHAL (Highland Film Group) starring Hailee Steinfeld, Jessica
Alba and Samuel L. Jackson; MATCH (Premiere Entertainment Group)
starring Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino and Matthew Lillard; ROBOT
OVERLORDS (Embankment Films) starring Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderson;
FAR FROM MEN (Pathe) starring Viggo Mortensen; WALTER (Beta Cinema)
starring William H. Macy, Virginia Madsen, Peter Facinelli and Milo
Ventimiglia; BEYOND THE LIGHTS (Relativity International) starring Gugu
Mbatha-Raw, Minnie Driver and Danny Glover; RUTH & ALEX (Myriad
Pictures) starring Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton; COMET (Content)
starring Emmy Rossum and Justin Long; THE SOUND AND THE FURY (New Films)
from director/actor James Franco and JACKIE & RYAN (Highland Film
Group) starring Katherine Heigl.
Visit www.TheFilmCatalogue.com to view the entire screening program.
About the American Film Market
The business of independent motion picture production and distribution reaches its peak every year at the American Film Market.
The global film industry converges in Santa Monica for eight days of
deal-making on films in every stage of development and production, as
well as screenings, conferences, networking and parties.
With 8,000 industry leaders from more than 80 countries, 700
screenings and the industry’s largest Conference Series, AFM is the
pivotal destination for filmmakers, producers, writers, directors,
distributors, financiers, industry executives, talent, the international
media and all those who provide services to the worldwide motion
The AFM is produced by the Independent Film & Television
Alliance® the global trade association of the independent motion picture
and television industry.
Twitter: @AFMOFFICIAL #AFM2014
About The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)
The Independent Film & Television Alliance(IFTA)
is the global trade association for the independent motion picture and
television industry. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the organization
represents more than 145 member companies from 21 countries, consisting
of independent production and distribution companies, sales agents,
television companies and financial institutions engaged in film finance.
IFTA is dedicated to protecting and strengthening its Members’ ability
to finance, produce, market and distribute independent films and
television programs in an ever-changing and challenging global
AFM Partner Events
AFM Partner Events offer participants many ways to connect with the film industry.
AFI FEST presented by Audi- November 6 – 13
The American Film Institute's annual celebration of international
cinema from modern masters and emerging filmmakers, AFI FEST features
nightly red-carpet galas, special screenings, conversations and
tributes. AFI FEST is the only film festival in the United States to
hold the prestigious FIAPF accreditation, assuring a high standard of
quality and reliability for the international film community.
The World Animation & VFX Summit- November 2 – 5
The World Animation & VFX Summit shapes the future of worldwide
animation and VFX, connecting studio executives, producers, agents,
distributors and talent, face-to-face in a warm and intimate club
US-China Film Summit- November 5
The U.S.-China Film Summit focuses on how Chinese and Hollywood film
industry leaders are navigating the East-West filmmaking process and
addresses the trends and dynamics in the U.S.-China film relationship,
including recent success stories.
The Britannia Awards- October 30
The Britannia Award is the highest accolade presented by BAFTA Los
Angeles and is a celebration of achievement honoring individuals and
companies who have dedicated their careers or corporate missions to
advancing the art-forms of the moving image.