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AFMX Call for Entries Early Bird Deadline | News

Albuquerque, NM, Jan. 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Entering its 11th year, AFMX is now accepting film submissions for its Spotlight Festival event in September. The deadline for the early bird discount is Monday, February 6th, 2023.

AFMX brings together award-winning filmmakers, screenwriters, musicians, artists, distributors, industry experts, producers, casting directors and visionaries from around the world to celebrate the art of storytelling and look to the future together.

“AFMX has evolved over the past decade into a unique and educational experience for all participants, and we look forward to inspiring many more creators through our programs throughout 2023,” said Ivan Wiener, Executive Director.

“We’re proud of our five-star rating on FilmFreeway. The strong support from filmmakers and other creatives inspires us to continue delivering an exceptional experience for filmmakers and audiences in 2023,” said Kira Sipler, AFMX Director of Operations and Filmmaker Liaison.

AFMX is committed to the educational advancement of film, music, spoken word and all other art forms and has hosted an average of 7,000 participants annually since its inception in 2013. The organization screens national and international films, engaging industry panels and workshops, real 1:1 experiences with networking events, concerts and an exceptional platform to build strong personal and professional relationships.

About AFMX: AFMX increases cultural richness through the integration of film and music programs that provide entertainment and education for the community, contribute to the creative industries and support Albuquerque as the epicenter for film, music and the arts; AFMX brings together award-winning and emerging filmmakers and musicians from around the world to showcase and celebrate film and music, and to provide a platform for education, collaboration, discovery and the sharing of impactful stories.

The AFME Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, supports the nurturing, success and growth of a vibrant creative community, particularly through film, music and the arts, and seeks to nurture a world-class economic center of excellence for these industries in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It produces the Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFMX), an annual film and music festival that draws prominent attendees, filmmakers, musicians and visionaries from around the world to celebrate the art of storytelling and look to the future together. The foundation also supports Albuquerque’s film, music and arts communities by creating, promoting and supporting complementary, mission-based projects and programs. Our goal is to provide opportunity for future generations while increasing exposure and economic impact for the city of Albuquerque, the state of New Mexico and our partners.

Joanie Griffin Albuquerque Film & Music Experience 505-261-4444 [email protected]

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