Academy Award contenders from 13 European countries will be screened in Beverly Hills (Los Angeles) for Academy members, film professionals, and American Film Market (AFM) attendees. The industry screenings — which are hosted by European Film Promotion — will run from 2010 November 3 to November 10, coinciding with the AFM. Cinema Minima’s guide to the screenings includes the complete schedule, and is indexed by country and by title.
A panel of celebrated independent filmmakers will convene at the 2010 American Film Market to discuss their craft during the TromaDance Film Festival press conference at 3 o’clock in the afternoon of November 4 in the Press Room of Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, California.
Movie makers who attend the 2010 American Film Market in Santa Monica, California, will have an opportunity to pitch their movie ideas to the fans of an American television awards pageant, “The People’s Choice Awards.”
CEO Ava B. connects independent movies with both traditional and non-traditional distribution to reach the widest possible global audience and maximize producers’ revenue in a new ‘fusion distribution’ model. “This new business model underscores our ability to incorporate product placement and integration, as well as sponsorships, into the production of quality independent films.”
Movie business professionals who attend the American Film Market have an opportunity to pitch their movie ideas to producers, distributors — and the audience for an American television awards show, “The People’s Choice Awards.”
Cinema Minima is covering the American Film Market from 2009 November 4 Wednesday to November 11 Wednesday. For updates follow <twitter.com/cinemaminima>.Complete stories, reviews, and analysis will appear here shortly.
“We have too many insignificant movies clogging our distribution channels,” observed independent producer — and former studio executive — Bill Mechanic. Addressing a conference of independent producers and distributors, he asked, “When was the last time you heard anyone either from a studio, or an independent, talking about improving their product, of creating positive buzz, and expanding the audience?”