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Business-to-Business Industry Day – Thursday, Sept 20th at NETFLIX

(optional, for AFCI Film Commission Members only)


AFCI Cineposium 2018 – Friday, Sept 21st & Saturday, Sept 22nd

Inaugural Business-to-Business Industry Day (optional, for AFCI Members & Affiliates only) – Los Angeles, California

Thursday, September 20th

An additional option for attendees of this year’s Cineposium is the AFCI’s inaugural Business to Business Industry Day hosted at NETFLIX, which will include a full-day Production Company Showcase.  Here, senior executives from major film and television companies will highlight  their production needs for projects in their up-and-coming slate.  We anticipate ten companies will be participating in this program. YouTube, Amazon, Blumhouse, Starz, HBO and New Republic Pictures have confirmed to participate. 

A separate fee is required.

42nd Annual AFCI Cineposium, Los Angeles, California

Friday, September 21st & Saturday, September 22nd


  • Implementing Policies on Diversity and Inclusivity How far have we come?  How can Film Commissions implement meaningful policies at the local level?
  • Merging Practical Locations and the Imagined Environment:  How VFX Impacts You and How Your Clients Use It To Their Advantage  An overview of this incredibly specialized sector and how it interfaces with practical location filming and a discussion about workflow across multiple facilities around the globe.
  • Policy Issues:  Beyond Incentives  How territories and productions navigate policy and legislative issues across employment, material change of use, land access and more.
  • State of the Industry  A dive into the major issues changing the shape of the industry including the potential impact of major mergers and acquisitions.
  • Handling a Crisis  How Commissions can work with both productions and the community to find unique solutions when the unforeseen happens.
  • Local Industry Development and Production Attraction  How inward investment production can impact the local industry (outside the black and white of spend), and how these success stories can be told.
  • AFCI Film Commission Member only session – HOW WOULD YOU HANDLE IT?

** Additional information coming soon… panels, sessions and speakers are subject to change

Business-to-Business Industry Day venue will hosted at NETFLIX.

Cineposium will be held at Sheraton Universal which was recently renovated and is located next door to Universal Studios.


AFCI Members & Affiliates
Regular Rate (5/16 - 7/31)
  • Rate includes two-day Cineposium conference
  • Add B2B Industry Day for $450
AFCI Members & Affiliates
Late Rate (8/1 - 9/22)
  • Rate includes two-day Cineposium conference
  • Add B2B Industry Day for $500
Non-Members and Non-Affiliates are also welcome to attend Cineposium. Prices are listed below.
Want to attend Cineposium AND join the AFCI?
The AFCI is also offering special rates for Film Commissions and Businesses that wish to join the AFCI and attend Cineposium and the optional Business-to-Business Industry Day. The benefits of becoming an AFCI Member or Affiliate include:
  • a detailed listing on The Global Directory hosted on The Hollywood Reporter website
  • discounted access to AFCI University courses
  • access to on-line libraries of reports, white papers, film legislation, film guidelines etc from around the world
  • preferred access to AFCI Events, and
  • for Film Commission Members, receipt of project lead emails direct via our online submission form – accessible on the AFCI website and The Global Directory.

Please contact Marj Galas ( for more information.

NonMember Commissions & Businesses
Regular Rate (5/16 - 7/31)
  • Rate includes two-day Cineposium conference
  • B2B Industry Day is open to
    AFCI Members & Affiliates Only
NonMember Commissions & Businesses
Late Rate (8/1 - 9/22)
  • Rate includes two-day Cineposium conference
  • B2B Industry Day is open to
    AFCI Members & Affiliates Only