Film Market

Over the last 10 years, Film Market has become a must-visit event for filmmakers to present their stories to the international & World film fraternity. Each year more than 200 films from across South Asia are pitched & more Worldwide to various sales agents, buyers, film festival programmers and financiers from all over the world.

THE FILM MARKET

Film Market is the largest diversify film market. It encourages creative and financial collaboration between the diversify communities and International film communities.

Created and organized by the AWAAZ Productions Corporation (API), Film Market has evolved into global film market from its humble beginnings in 2016. Every edition witnesses increased national and international participation.

Over the course of five days, Film Market becomes the converging point for film buyers and sellers from all over the world. The focus is on discovering, supporting and showcasing worldwide & diversify content and talent in filmmaking, production and distribution. The Film Market also facilitates the sales of world cinema in the various worldwide regions.

Film Market is going to held every year in World Film Festival San Francisco at worldwide selected venue of that year  between 5th and 11th November 2017.

API

Incorporated in the year 2010, World Film Festival San Francisco (WFFSF) was formed by the AWAAZ Productions Corporation, Milpitas, CA,USA,with the primary objective of promoting the Good Cinema Movement.

API has also been instrumental in creating an ecosystem to support the development, financing and distribution of independent films across the country. Film Market an WFFSF initiative, has been an integral part of this process.

EXHIBITOR

Why You Should Exhibit

Reach Buyers from 80+ countries with billions of dollars in buyer power.

WFF Film Market Buyers are motivated and serious about buying film. They’ve invested time and money to travel to Santana Row in San Jose California.

Build your sales pipeline and cultivate new relationships. Do you really know EVERY Buyer?

Besides a festival, you have the opportunity for multiple offers because every Buyer will be there.

Build your company’s profile and relationships. Your absence would be noticed by Buyers and the trade press.

Connect with Buyers you won’t see at other markets.

Markets deliver the best return on your marketing investment. Where else can you meet all the Buyers under one roof?

Films don’t sell themselves. The best deals are done face-to-face.

The WFF Film Market is six months after Cannes, the longest gap between film markets. Buyers will be ready to buy.

More centralized than Cannes, better weather than Berlin, the easiest market for Buyers and Sellers to do business.

a) Who Exhibits

The WFF Film Market provides the tools and opportunities for producers, distributors and sales agents to present their films and projects to the Buyers from 80 countries – all gathered in one location and ready to do business.

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c) How to Exhibit

The WFF Film Market offers a wide range of options to exhibit – for every size company and budget – including suites, offices, mini-booths,standard booths, etc.

See All Options to Exhibit

d) Travel & Resources

e) Campus Map

BUYER

Why You Should Attend

There are many reasons to attend WFF Film Market!

Discover new films and projects before your competitors.

WFF Attend Newest around the world and diversity screenings including good amount of world premieres.

More connections! Hollywood is home to more film industry companies than any other region in the world.

Meet industry thought leaders from around the world at the WFF Film Market Conferences and Roundtables.

Meet film professionals including Many distribution companies and many production companies.

Buy from 50+ countries – all in one location.

Enjoy Santana row’s outstanding restaurants, pubs, and shopping, and its beautiful neighborhood

More centralized than Cannes, better weather than Berlin, WFF Film Market is one more easiest & new market for Buyers to do business.

Incredible Access. Unlimited Possibilities.

A Diverse Range of Films & Projects

Whatever you are looking for, you can find it at WFF Film Market. Small Budgget. Big Budget. Art. Genre. Action/Adventure. Drama. It’s all part of WFF Film Market!

One Stop Global Shopping

WFF Film Market presents films and projects from across the world. Buy from more than 50 countries. See much more films/projects at one time, in one location.

Access to the Film Capital of the World

Schedule meetings with companies in the Los Angeles & Hollywood area — home to more film industry companies than any other region of the world.

Buyer Badge Benefits

In addition to access to all WFF Film Market sales offices and most screenings, every Buyer receives VIP treatment.

Complimentary breakfast every day.

Free Wi-Fi in the Valencia Hotel for two devices sponsored by AWAAZ Productions

Complimentary bottled water

VISA assistance

Access to the Buyers Lounge with concierge

Complimentary shuttle service to close areas

Access to all Sales Offices and most screenings

Hotel discounts and booking services

Discounts at many restaurants and shops

a) Buyer Accreditation

To register as a Buyer for WFF 2017, your Company must be an “WFF Accredited Buyer.”If your Company is an WFF Accredited Buyer but you have not attended WFF with that Company, your name must be added to the Company listing before registering. Please send a request to add your name to the Company listing to wffsf786@gmail.com.

For all other Companies, to request WFF Accredited Buyer approval, please complete the form below. Buyer Accreditation requests must be submitted by October 7, 2017. Requests will not be accepted after this date or during the WFF.

WFF defines a Buyer as one of the following:

– A company which has contracted with one or more members of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) to distribute in at least one audio-visual medium, at least three motion pictures or television programs during the last three years.
– A company which has contracted with one or more IFTA Members for such company to sub-distribute (i.e. re-license) in at least one audio-visual medium at least three motion pictures or television programs during the last three years.
Please email us to determine your Buyer Eligibility. Allow 7 to 10 business days to process your request.

Buyer Company Information








Motion Picture or Television Program 1



Indicate whether this Title was LICENSED or SUBLICENSED by selecting and completing one of the sections below:

TITLE LICENSED by our company from an IFTA Member.

Name of your contact at IFTA Member Company

TITLE SUBLICENSED from a company which licensed it from an IFTA Member.


Enter the name of the company from which the sublicense was provided.

Motion Picture or Television Program 2



Indicate whether this Title was LICENSED or SUBLICENSED by selecting and completing one of the sections below:

TITLE LICENSED by our company from an IFTA Member.

Name of your contact at IFTA Member Company

TITLE SUBLICENSED from a company which licensed it from an IFTA Member.


Enter the name of the company from which the sublicense was provided.

Motion Picture or Television Program 3



Indicate whether this Title was LICENSED or SUBLICENSED by selecting and completing one of the sections below:

TITLE LICENSED by our company from an IFTA Member.

Name of your contact at IFTA Member Company

TITLE SUBLICENSED from a company which licensed it from an IFTA Member.


Enter the name of the company from which the sublicense was provided.

b) Matchmaking

What Is WFF Business Matchmaking?WFF Business Matchmaking is a complementary, pre-show tool exclusively for WFF Accredited Buyers and WFF Sales Companies. WFF Business Matchmaking facilitates face-to-face meetings at WFF, creating new and valuable connections.

How Does It Work?

WFF will share your details with Sales Companies who have films and projects that may match your requirements. The Sales Companies will then contact you directly to schedule a meeting at WFF.

How Do I Participate?

To participate in WFF Business Matchmaking, please email us, wffsf786@gmail.com, to get more information.

c) Travel & Resources

d) Campus Map