Photo Credit: Aaron Syrett

AFCI Beyond Cinema Studio at
the 2017 Sundance Film Festival


AFCI returned to Sundance, January 19-24, 2017 with our exclusive AFCI Beyond Cinema Media Studio & Filmmaker Lounge. The event hosts more than 1,400 industry professionals each year throughout its various filmmaker receptions during the festival.


Beyond Cinema receptions hosts Sundance and Slamdance in-competition filmmakers, location managers, actors, documentarians, independent and studio producers, film festival organizers and film students.


For 2017 an exciting line-up of high profile receptions were hosted by AFCI Members - Oklahoma Film & Music Office, North Carolina Film Office, Buffalo - Niagara Film Office, Savannah Film Office, Film USVI, Minnesota Film Office, Maine Film Office,  Michigan Film & Digital Office, Texas Association of Film Commissions, and an exclusive industry panel and party hosted by, Monarch Private Capital;  the Beyond Cinema Media Studio & Filmmaker Lounge were apart of the Sundance experience.


Additional festivities included the Welcome to Utah Reception presented by the Utah Film Commission and the 2017 Sundance Film Festival with industry partners Park City Film Commission and AFCI.


2017 Corporate supporting sponsors:


Scott McDermott Photography, Laguna Blue, Enviro-Linens, AXR Winery-NAPA, Cruzan Rum-St. Croix, 
Sonoma Film Festival, Nette Renee Toffees, Groundwork Coffee Co., and Kumbayah Kitchens


Official AFCI - Beyond Cinema Media Studio Lounge Sponsors:


North Carolina Film Office, Montana Film Office, Minnesota Film & TV, Charlotte NC Film Office, 
Savannah Film Office, Oklahoma Film + Music, Maine Film Office, Film USVI, and Buffalo & Niagara Film Office

Events Were Hosted By:

North Carolina Film Office, Montana Film Office, Monarch Private, 
Savannah Film Office, Oklahoma Film + Music, Texas Office, and Michigan Film Office

For additional information about the Beyond Cinema Media Studio and Filmmakers Lounge
Contact Peter Trimarco at or call +1-323-461-2324 ext. 4. 

See past and future video coverage on Beyond Cinema’s YouTube channel: