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

(optional, for AFCI Film Commission Members only)


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

Business-to-Business Industry Day (optional, for AFCI Film Commission Members only) – Los Angeles, California

Thursday, September 20th

An addition to this year’s Cineposium is AFCI’s inaugural Business to Business Industry Day, being hosted at NETFLIX. This is a full-day Production Company Showcase where senior executives from major film and television companies will highlight  their location and infrastructure needs up-and-coming projects. We anticipate ten companies will be participating in this program, including YouTube, Amazon, Blumhouse, Starz, Netflix, Crackle, HBO and New Republic Pictures. 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:  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
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. The benefits of becoming an AFCI Member or Affiliate include:
  • a detailed listing on The Global Directory hosted on The Hollywood Reporter website
  • highly competitive ad package rates with The Hollywood Reporter
  • up to 50% discounted rates for 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
Late Rate (8/1 - 9/22)
$1,45020% discount applies to PGA & Film Independent members at registration
  • Rate includes two-day Cineposium conference
  • B2B Industry Day is open to
    AFCI Film Commission Members only


Cineposium Conference is a hallmark annual event bringing film commissioners and industry together in a unique setting to brainstorm solutions, learn and seek answers to the challenges they face in an ever-changing industry. AFCI Members are able to host the conference in their territory – thereby For information about hosting Cineposium 2019, click here.