AFCI’s Beyond Cinema Magazine publishes twice annually and serves the entire film, television, digital and interactive media industry of producers, directors, writers, executives, location managers, talent and fans of cinematic arts and beyond. With official distribution at international markets and film festivals, plus direct mail distribution to studios, independent filmmakers and key voting members of industry guilds and the Academy®, the circulation for each edition is over 30,000. In addition, AFCI’s Beyond Cinema Magazine is distributed through a online edition – iPad and Android tablet apps also available - providing comprehensive video content from exclusive interviews and features on the industry and the art of narratives and documentaries. Through its critically acclaimed editorial and its expansive official distribution, AFCI’s publication sets the mark and goes ‘Beyond.’

AFCI Member Advertising Rates

The NEW Official AFCI Publication includes:

  • Beyond Cinema provides double the distribution of our previous annual, Locations Magazine – (Circulation now 30,000 per issue)
  • Triple the impressions through three annual editions – 90,000 total impressions
  • Reduced advertising rates per issue of Beyond Cinema – so your marketing dollars go farther
  • Official Distribution serviced by our new media partners, industry markets and festivals, including: Cannes – Marché du Film, Berlin, Sundance, American Film Market, AFI, and South by Southwest (SXSW) - in addition to our established distribution at AFCI Locations Show, Los Angeles Film Festival, and others
  • Expanded direct mail distribution to include members of professional industry guilds, WGA, DGA, AMPAS and international film society members
  • Enhanced editorial - Beyond Cinema raises the bar. We have added exclusive talent interviews and features, mainstream entertainment content, and special features on filmmaking, locations, incentives and production finance

Beyond Cinema magazine’s editorial coverage and distribution expanded in Fall 2012 to include core industry decision makers, connoisseurs, and both veteran and aspiring filmmakers.


Publishing Schedule:

International Market Edition -- Cannes • PGA Produced By • LAFF • AFM • Toronto IFF

  • Cannes and Marché du Film preview
  • Exclusive interviews with filmmakers, talent and film offices from the AFCI Beyond Cinema Media Studio at Sundance and from SXSW and Locations Show
  • Official distribution at Cannes (premiere,) Marché du Film and all sponsor hotels
  • Official distribution to International markets & film festivals, including: Los Angeles, AFM, AFI Fest,  Cineposium (Spain), Seattle, Newport Beach, Toronto International Film Festival, PGA Produced By Conference, Focus
  • International industry mailing to producers, directors, executives and industry guild members

Insertion orders due: April 13, 2015 
Artwork Deadline: April 17, 2015

AFCI Locations & Festivals – Sundance • EFM • NATPE • SXSW • Locations Show

  • Exclusive interviews and photos from locations and the Beyond Cinema Media Studios
  • Interviews with producers and film offices from the AFCI Beyond Cinema Media Studio at TIFF
  • Official distribution at EFM - Berinale, SXSW, Palm Springs, Sundance, Hong Kong FILMART, NATPE,  and AFCI's Locations Show 2016 with Program Guide
  • International industry mailing to producers, directors, executives and industry guild members

Insertion orders due: October 30, 2015 

Artwork Deadline: November 5, 2015


 

Media Studio Schedule:

Toronto Media Studio Sponsorships -- September 2015

Beyond Cinema sets up its exclusive media studio at the Toronto Film Festival for the first weekend of TIFF. The Beyond Cinema Media Studio is located each year at the Hyatt Regency Toronto (TIFF Headquarters Location). Daytime interviews of talent and filmmakers are conducted by Beyond Cinema to create content for publication and website. 

  • Opportunities available to participate as an AFCI – Beyond Cinema Studio Sponsor
  • Limit of two to three sponsors in this smaller “by invitation only” venue on the main business level of the Hyatt Toronto
  • Sponsorship program includes onsite branding during interviews at the media studio, where sponsor may have up to two representatives on site
  • Sponsor will also have designated area at studio entrance for signage and display
  • Customized programs from ala carte branding assets to title sponsorships with media assets and content sharing for social media marketing

Sundance Media Studio & Filmmaker Lounge -- January 2016

Beyond Cinema descends on Park City Utah for Week One of the Sundance Film Festival. The Beyond Cinema Media Studio & Lounge on Main Street is for AFCI member events, sponsor’s meetings, branding and Beyond Cinema media interviews. Daytime interviews of talent and filmmakers are conducted by Beyond Cinema to create content for publication and website.

  • Sponsor may host daytime filmmaker panels
  • Sponsors host evening filmmaker receptions; traditionally co-hosted by film commissions and industry sponsors
  • Sponsorship opportunities available to participate at various levels from in-studio branding and marketing to gifting and filmmaker panels and receptions
  • Standard packages include turn-key services from catering to city permits and staffing. Customized programs from ala carte branding assets to title sponsorships with media assets and content sharing for social media marketing.

Festival Branding & Co-Op Marketing

Beyond Cinema is currently exploring opportunities to share booth and event sponsorships at various levels at SXSW, Tribeca, Newport Beach FF and Los Angeles Film Festival, as well as the International Village at the Cannes Film Festival. With the access, media and co-marketing programs Beyond Cinema has in place with many festivals, we are looking to co-op programs with AFCI members to create more cost-effective branding and networking opportunities. We welcome your input as we negotiate for better programs, from multiple booth shares to co-hosting panels and industry receptions.