Passports to Markets Opening - AMERICAN FILM MARKET (AFM) – SANTA MONICA, CA: NOVEMBER 6-13, 2019
September 6, 2019
September 27, 2019
Apply for Passports to Markets to AMERICAN FILM MARKET (AFM) – SANTA MONICA, CA: NOVEMBER 6-13, 2019


AFM is a marketplace where producers and distributors license films. Each year, more than 8,000 industry professionals

including producers, directors, writers and distributors from over 70 countries converge in Santa Monica for eight days of screenings and deal making. Nearly one billion dollars in deals are sealed at AFM on both completed films and those at every stage of development and production. AFM also offers Conference and Roundtable sessions for Producers.



Creative BC will accept applications from BC resident feature film producers who meet the following criteria:


  • Must have, at a minimum, one produced credit on a completed (broadcast or theatrically released) feature length film;
  • Must have completed films seeking international distribution; and/ or
  • Must have a significant slate of feature projects and are ready to pitch to international financiers and distributors.

Creative BC will provide travel support for up to thirteen BC residents for up to a maximum of $1,500 per person to offset market registration, travel and accommodation costs. Support is only available to one individual per company or project.


HOW DO I APPLY?          

The guidelines to the Passport to Markets program are available on the Creative BC website.

Submit your application here

Applications will be reviewed competitively and producers will be notified via email of funding decisions.



Creative BC deadline: September 27, 2019



Please contact Christine Chiu, Business Analyst at 604-730-2235 or  for more information.