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AFM: Turbulent Times Creating Risk, Opportunity in Global Marketplace

The independent film marketplace is more turbulent than ever due to the economics of the Chinese box office and of video streaming services, a trio of panels told an AFM audience Friday.

IFTA President Jean Prewitt on AFM, Netflix and Gender Disparity (Q&A)

The AFM host on Netflix wanting to be at the market this year and how a promising U.S.-China film deal stalled.

What’s Behind a Europe Plan That Would “Destroy” Independent Film

A proposed change in copyright law to eliminate territories would be the "death knell" of the continent's up to 28 foreign presales, a necessary part of any film's budget.

Jean Prewitt on IFTA’s American Film Market, Her Proudest Moment This Year (Q&A)

The indie film guru discusses cracking the Chinese market, working with the MPAA's Chris Dodd and how the AFM has changed over the years.