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Northern Powerhouse trade mission to American Film Market

Northern Powerhouse creative sector mission to the American Film Market (AFM) 2017 conference. This focused business mission will include networking and reception events to help you make the right contacts.

Northern Powerhouse creative sector mission to the American Film Market (AFM) 2017 conference. This focused business mission will include networking and reception events to help you make the right contacts.

What is AFM?
American Film Market (AFM) is the world’s largest motion picture business event. Over 7,000 industry leaders converge in Santa Monica for eight days of deal-making, screenings, conferences, networking and parties. Participants come from more than 80 countries and include acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, festival directors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers, the world’s press all those who provide services to the motion picture industry.

Why attend?

  • Producers, Writers and Directors can connect with the global film industry at The American Film Market (AFM), where there are more industry players in one week than you could see all year;
  • Meet 8,000+ film professionals including 400+ distribution companies and 1,000+ production companies;
  • The AFM Conferences deliver tremendous knowledge, insight, access, value and a rare opportunity to hear from the industry’s global thought leaders, decision makers;


Whatever segment of the film industry you work in, AFM is a must-attend event.

Cost
There is no charge to take part in the mission, but companies will need to meet their own travel/accommodation costs.

Eligibility
Eligible companies may apply for a £500 NPH travel grant via their local international trade team.

To register for this mission click the 'Register' button at the top of the page or for more information please contact Ilya Taho - events@tradenw.org / 0333 320 0392

Other missions not yet listed on the landing page include:

  • Los Angeles - creative sectors mission to the American Film Market in November
  • Paris - retail and consumer goods sectors mission to Maison & Object in Nov/Dec
  • South Korea - digital and creative sectors mission in Feb/March
  • USA - digital and creative sectors mission to SXSW in March


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