EFP and UniFrance films reception at AFM 2015 © Aaron Perez
EFP and UniFrance films reception at AFM 2015 © Aaron Perez

The European Reception at the American Film Market again attracted the international film industry. For the first time, EFP and UniFrance films joined forces to host this popular networking event on the first day of the Market. Among the attending guests were Jonathan Sehring (IFC Entertainment), Richard Lorber (Kino Lorber) as well as Helen du Toit (Palm Springs Festival), Jonathan Dana (Angel City Entertainment) and Beki Probst and Matthijs Wouter Knol from the Berlin International Film Festival.

EFP is present at the AFM with various activities to boost the presence and sales of European films. EFP backs the marketing of 44 films from 13 European countries via Film Sales Support (FSS) and additionally runs a European Umbrella Office where 30 European production and sales companies and some institutions are being offered a working base at the Loews, office 765. Moreover, till November 8, EFP organises Industry Screenings of 27 Oscar® submitted European films in LA.

The European Reception is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the EU and furthermore by EFP's member organisations, Estonian Film Institute, Kosova Cinematography Center, Polish Film Institute and Swiss Films.

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