AMERICAN FILM CONVENTION

LOS ANGELES 2024

OCTOBER 15th, 16th & 17th, 2024


Our flagship event, the American Film Convention, is not just
a gathering; it is an immersive experience designed to cater
to the diverse needs and aspirations of industry professionals.
Whether you are a seasoned filmmaker, an aspiring talent, a
technology enthusiast, or an industry-minded entrepreneur,
our convention is tailormade to offer something
extraordinary for everyone.

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WHO
WE ARE

We are film industry professionals who are working on this convention, committed to pushing the boundaries of cinematic creativity under the leadership of CEO and Founder Mitesh Patel. At the heart of the Indie Film Revolution, the American Film Convention (AFC) introduces a new way of doing film business, revolutionizing how film professionals connect and create. Join us in creating an environment where inspiration, education, and storytelling excellence thrive.

REGISTRATION FOR

2024 IS NOW OPEN!

OCTOBER 15th, 16th & 17th, 2024
MAGIC BOX LA

1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Immerse yourself in an electrifying film market, dynamic networking events, captivating exhibitions, cutting-edge workshops and more at the very first American Film Convention in Los Angeles, CA.

5500

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Attendees

75

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Speakers

400

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Booths

25

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Countries

CONVENTION

FILM MARKET

Step into the beating heart of commerce and creativity—the Film Market. Here, films find their way into the global market, and partnerships are forged that transcend borders. It’s a space where distribution meets innovation, and where the future of cinematic storytelling is launched. Amidst this dynamic environment, the art of old-school film selling continues to play a vital role, connecting timeless storytelling with contemporary audiences.

FILM EXPO

Film Expo is a groundbreaking event that presents attendees with professionals, innovators, artists, and service providers from all fields of cinema production.

This expo is designed to showcase the latest advancements in equipment, tools, and methodologies that are transforming the landscape of our industry. Our goal is to foster collaboration, inspire innovation, and promote the partnerships of tomorrow’s filmmakers.

ACTORS’ NEST

In response to the growing need for talent acquisition in the film industry, we introduce Actors’ Nest—an exclusive platform where actors, talent agencies, and managers can engage in negotiations with producers or filmmakers for upcoming projects.

This dedicated space facilitates meaningful interactions, allowing actors to showcase their skills, discuss potential roles and strike deals for future collaborations with directors, producers and casting agents. Actors’ Nest is a pivotal home where talent meets opportunity fostering a vibrant ecosystem to come together and bring compelling stories to life.

INDUSTRY
CONFERENCES

Engage with the brightest minds in the industry at our thought-provoking Industry Conferences.

Covering a spectrum of topics—from financing and distribution strategies to emerging technologies and storytelling—the conferences provide a stage for industry leaders, visionaries, and experts to share insights and chart the course for the future.

FILM AUCTION

Introducing the world’s first Film Auctions, where filmmakers and buyers come together to create unparalleled opportunities. Filmmakers receive the best offers for their cinematic creations, while buyers secure the most advantageous deals. This unique event accelerates the process of film acquisition, ensuring that both parties get better value from their transactions. Our auctions promise to be a thrilling showcase of valuable assets within the film industry, fostering collaboration and investment in a highly competitive environment.

SPEED PITCHING

Embark on a journey of creative exploration with our dynamic Speed Pitching event, where writers and storytellers converge to pitch their compelling narratives to esteemed production houses and industry executives in a “speed dating” like setting. This platform serves as a catalyst for new ideas and projects, facilitating connections between visionary storytellers and potential collaborators.

From captivating scripts to groundbreaking concepts, Speed Pitching offers a gateway for emerging talent to showcase their vision and bring their stories to life on the silver screen.

WORKSHOPS

Ignite your passion and hone your craft at our hands-on Workshops. Led by seasoned professionals, these workshops cover a wide range of subjects, providing aspiring filmmakers and industry professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the competitive world of filmmaking.

FILM SCREENING

Showcasing a diverse selection of films from around the globe, this component of the convention provides a cinematic journey that spans genres, cultures, and perspectives.

From captivating independent gems to high-impact blockbusters, our curated film screenings are designed to engage and inspire industry professionals. This platform offers an exceptional opportunity for you to discover unique cinematic creations and connect with potential collaborators. Showcase your projects and explore fresh opportunities to distribute and promote standout films within the industry.

MONEY MARKET

Introducing the Money Market: where filmmakers connect with industry investors and funders to finance new movie projects.

At the American Film Convention, this dynamic space is where creative visions meet financial backing, fostering partnerships and bringing cinematic dreams to life.

Join us in shaping the future of cinema at the Money Market—a hub of collaboration and opportunity.

NETWORKING EVENTS

Forge meaningful quick connections and collaborations at our networking events. Whether it’s a chance encounter at the Film Market, a conversation sparked by shared interests at the Film Expo, or a deep dive into industry trends at the conferences, the American Film Convention is a melting pot of creativity and collaboration.

Our after parties will be a great way to wrap up your day while also establishing important connections!

POST PORTAL

The Post Portal, an innovative hub at the American Film Convention where groundbreaking technology and cutting-edge VFX and post-production services converge. This dynamic space is where filmmakers discover the latest tools, techniques, and services that enhance their storytelling capabilities.

From revolutionary VFX advancements to state-of-the-art post-production solutions, the Post Portal is a gateway to creativity and excellence in filmmaking.

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