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

AFM 2021 Online will feature Industry Offices, Screenings, Conferences, Panels and Workshops, the Networking 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 concerns about coronavirus variants around the world, and government restrictions on the ground prevent us from moving forward,” said Michael Ryan, Chairperson, IFTA and Partner, GFM Films. “However, IFTA is thrilled to host the market the industry expects – where no one will be excluded and all of our stakeholders can immerse themselves for five days dedicated to deal making, discovery, education, and reconnecting.”

About the American Film Market®(AFM®)

The AFM is the most efficient film acquisition, development and networking event in the world. More than US$1 billion in production and distribution deals are closed every year — on both completed films and those in every stage of development and production. Over five days in November, 7,000+ professionals from 70+ countries access the entire global catalogue of available films and projects, attend world class conferences, and connect with decision makers. The AFM is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance®.

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

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

*Sourced from AFM Press release

The Movie Studio, Inc. Premiers Latest Feature Film Bad Actress for Worldwide Release at the 2016 American Film Market in Los Angeles, California

The Movie Studio has announced the premier of its latest feature film BAD ACTRESS with exclusive worldwide distribution rights at the 37th edition of The American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles, California November 2nd – 9th 2016.
BAD ACTRESS — www.badactressthemovie.com will join the “BAD” movie genre:
BAD TEACHER — http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/badteacher/ — $200 mm Worldwide
BAD GRANDPA — http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3063516/ — $160 mm Worldwide
BAD MOM — http://stxmovies.com/badmoms/ — $179 mm Worldwide
BAD SANTA — http://www.miramax.com/movie/bad-santa/ — $77 mm Worldwide
BAD SANTA 2 — http://www.badsanta2.com — COMING SOON! In Theaters November 23rd 2016

Movie Studio President and CEO, Gordon Scott Venters, announced, “The premier release of ‘BAD ACTRESS’ at AFM the timing could not be better with the Video on Demand (VOD) market being driven by title, genre or star. Following the locomotive Blockbusters in the BAD genre, ‘BAD ACTRESS’ could produce significant distribution interest. The Movie Studio’s formula of developing vertically integrated sponsors, locations and product placements that create substantial production value in contrast with the true capital expenditures of the movie, could monetize the asset in both foreign and domestic markets.”

About The Movie Studio Inc.
The Movie Studio, Inc. is a vertically integrated motion picture production and distribution Company with completed motion picture and production assets. The Company acquires, develops, manufactures, and distributes independent motion picture content for worldwide consumption in Theatrical, Video on Demand (VOD), Foreign Sales and on various media devices. For more information, visit www.themoviestudio.com.


(Excerpt from The Movie Studio, Inc. press release.)