Marriott Burbank 2500 N. Hollywood Way
Burbank CA 91505

Schedule & Sessions

The AFCI Locations, Global Production & Finance Conference spans four days and includes:

  • AFCI University (April 5) - Onsite educational courses developed by industry experts for the advancement of Film Commission and Production Industry studies.
  • AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference (April 6-7), curated by Lightsource Asia Media Group with the Producers Guild of America as an official industry partner offers unique insights into co-production, new incentives / tax reliefs and changes in the film financing landscape.  
  • AFCI Locations Show (April 6-8) - provides attendees access to billions of dollars in incentives and opportunities for domestic & international partnerships from 80 exhibitors from more than 30 countries.

See the complete schedule below:


 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Title  Description  Date 

AFCI University I

TBA

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
1:00PM to 2:30PM
AFCI University II

TBA

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
3:00PM
 to 4:30PM

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Title  Description  Date 
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference
Opening Remarks

 

Thursday, April 6, 2017
9:00AM to 9:10AM 
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Keynote    Thursday, April 6, 2017
9:10AM to 10:00AM
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Session 1

Film Financing - Types, Definitions & Risks

Thursday, April 6, 2017
10:00AM
 to 11:00AM
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Session 2 Changes in the Financing Landscape Thursday, April 6, 2017
11:00AM to 12:00PM
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Session 3

Incentives, Locations & Infrastructure
* Film Commission Sponsored Session - TBA *

Thursday, April 6, 2017
12:00PM to 1:00PM
AFCI Locations Show - Exhibits OPEN    Thursday, April 6, 2017
12:00PM to 5:00PM
Lunch    Thursday, April 6, 2017
1:00PM to 2:30PM
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Session 4

Incentives, Locations & Infrastructure

* Film Commission Sponsored Session - TBA *

Thursday, April 6, 2017
2:30PM to 3:30PM
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Session 5 China - The State of the Industry & Collaboration Thursday, April 6, 2017
3:30PM to 4:30PM

The Social

Open to paid Conference Attendees, Locations Show Exhibitors, and special invited guests ONLY.

Thursday, April 6, 2017
6:00PM
 to 8:00PM

Friday, April 7, 2017

Title  Description  Date 
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Keynote   Friday, April 7, 2017
9:05AM to 9:45AM
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Session 7

Distribution Channels

Friday, April 7, 2017
9:45AM to 10:45AM
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Session 8 Shooting in Multiple Territories: Logistics, Challenges, and How to Access Incentives / Tax Credits Across Different Regions Friday, April 7, 2017
10:45AM to 11:45AM
AFCI Locations Show - Exhibits OPEN

 

Friday, April 7, 2017
11:00AM
 to 5:00PM
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Session 9

Film Commissions from Around the Globe Talk About Their Incentives, Locations, Infrastructure, and Free Services for Filmmakers

Friday, April 7, 2017
11:45AM
 to 1:15PM
Lunch   Friday, April 7, 2017
1:15PM to 2:45PM
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Session 10

Sustainability

Friday, April 7, 2017
2:45PM
 to 3:45PM
AFCI Global Production & Finance Conference - Session 11

Incentives, Locations & Infrastructure

* Film Commission Sponsored Session - TBA *

Friday, April 7, 2017
3:45PM to 4:45PM
The Bash featuring Second Sight

Industry Rock Cover Band,
Second Sight Performs Live!

Open to paid Conference Attendees, Locations Show Exhibitors, and special invited guests ONLY.

Friday, April 7, 2017
6:00PM to 8:00PM

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Title  Description  Date 
AFCI Membership Meeting

 

Saturday, April 8, 2017
9:00AM to 11:00AM
AFCI Locations Show - Exhibits OPEN

 

Saturday, April 8, 2017
11:00AM
 to 4:00PM
Lunch   Saturday, April 8, 2017
11:00AM to 2:30PM
4th Annual LMGI Awards

 

Saturday, April 8, 2017
7:00PM