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.
WHO CAN APPLY?
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.
Applications will be reviewed competitively and producers will be notified via email of funding decisions.
Creative BC deadline: September 27, 2019