Santa Monica welcomes AFM for the 26th year!

November 4-11, 2015

Welcome to the beach, American Film Market! There’s so much to do in our award-winning beach city, we hope you’ll sneak some time in between meetings to enjoy the sand between your toes, a Pacific Ocean sunset, an award-winning meal or an indulgent shopping trip.


Visit this page as the market gets closer to see special offers from Santa Monica businesses for AFM attendees.


About Santa Monica:

Location: Situated between the Pacific Ocean and Los Angeles and just 8 mi/13 km north of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Area: A walkable downtown with shopping, dining, theaters and nightlife close to hotels and the world-famous Santa Monica Pier

Weather:: Over 300 sunny days each year

Hotels: 38 options with eveything from budget, boutique to luxury

Dining: Fresh and innovative cuisine using farmers market ingredients; local, friendly, varied in over 500 restaurants

Shopping: From world famous brands and chic boutiques to surf shops and yoga gear, 8 distinct neighborhoods and Santa Monica Place with Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co. and more

Outdoors: Attractions, Beaches, surfing, running trails, and a 22 mi/35 km bicycle path offer endless opportunities to experience the healthy California lifestyle