AFCI Week is an LA-based events slate for AFCI Members, offering a series of targeted networking opportunities with physical production executives across both film and television, tax and finance executives, independent producers, location managers, short form content creators, game developers and more.

Industry professionals are invited to attend the AFCI Taste of the World Locations Forum, one of our premier AFCI Week events, open to the public, where over 50 film commission representatives from around the globe will be on hand to talk about incentives, locations, facilities, infrastructure, crew depth etc. This event runs from 2:30pm to 7:30pm on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at The W Hollywood. Register, free, here.

FEB, 28 - MARCH, 3 2018 | EVENTS SCHEDULE

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

AFCI & Entertainment Partners Reception with Industry Finance and Tax Executives

Venue: SLS Hotel

This event is exclusively for AFCI Week participants and is co-hosted by Entertainment Partners. Tax and finance executives play a significant role in the location decision-making process. This event provides a perfect environment for business-to-business networking. Territories without incentives are certainly not at a deficit as each jurisdiction has its own pros with respect to production budgets – crew rates and costs such as accommodation, location permits and fees vary greatly from region to region.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

AFCI & The Hollywood Reporter Present: The Physical Production Executive Power Brunch

Venue: The W Hollywood

An exclusive invite-only Brunch discriminately curated by AFCI and The Hollywood Reporter to honor major physical production executives from Studios, Mini-majors and Major production companies across both film and television. This is a seated affair designed to enable meaningful engagement and create new relationships, the event kicks off with an hour+ pre-brunch to network with honorees – and the Hollywood Reporter’s Editorial Director, Matt Belloni, will curate an informative Q&A as part of the event’s program.

AFCI’s Taste of The World Locations Forum

Your chance to talk locations, incentives and infrastructure with Film Commissions and supporting organizations from around the globe.

Venue: The W Hollywood
Time: 2:30pm – 7:30pm

This event is an exhibition and networking opportunity that will allow you to promote your region directly to industry insiders. The Locations Forum is a target rich environment of Commercial Producers, Short Form Content/Digital Producers, Game Developers, Locations Managers and Independent Producers.

Members are encouraged to share the registration link with their community.

Eventbrite - AFCI Taste of World Locations Forum

Friday, March 2, 2018

Winston Baker Entertainment Finance Forum

Venue: The W Hollywood
Time: 8:00am (Registration and networking) – 5:30pm

AFCI has partnered with Winston Baker – world renown in the Finance Forum business – so our members can attend this all-day event at the W Hollywood. You’ll get up to speed with the latest trends and movement in the financial world of the industry, and network with a diverse group of high-level industry leaders and key decision makers.

AFCI Member will be listed on the Winston Baker website and also in the conference program.

To keep up to speed on speakers at this event, please visit: entertainmentfinanceforum.com. Please note that additional discounted tickets for commission staff may be purchased through AFCI.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Pre-Awards Networking Event at the Film Independent Spirit Awards

Venue: Santa Monica, by the Pier

AFCI members will have access to the prestigious Pre-Awards Reception of the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Award Shows are sit down events that don’t make for easy networking, so we’ve negotiated access to the exclusive and highly sought after pre-event reception. In order to maximize connectivity, AFCI Member presence at the event will be highlighted through information (provided on transportation to the Awards), signage at the event and differentiating market on the event registration badges.

For Further information and/or inquires, Contact Melanie Field | melanie@afci.org

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