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 digitally as an online edition –and readable on all Apple and Android devices - 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 over 60,000 targeted print impressions annually through its Market and Locations Editions.

•  Official Distribution serviced by our media partners, industry markets and festivals, including: Cannes – Marché du Film, European Film Market – Berlin (EFM), Sundance FF, Slamdance, American Film Market (AFM), AFI Fest, and South by Southwest (SXSW), Toronto FF, Los Angeles FF, HK Filmart, NATPE, Focus – London and PGA-Produced By  - in addition to our established distribution at the AFCI Locations Show.

•  Expanded direct mail distribution to include members of professional industry guilds, WGA, DGA, PGA, LMGI, AFCI 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 has been ever-expanding each issue to include core industry decision makers, connoisseurs, and both veteran and aspiring filmmakers.


Publishing Schedule:

Locations Edition –
Sundance • EFM • NATPE • Slamdance • HK Filmart •  AFCI 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 - Berlinale, Slamdance, Palm Springs, Sundance, Hong Kong FILMART, NATPE,  and AFCI's Locations Show 2017 (Special edition – AFCI Coverage & Program)

•  International industry mailing to producers, directors, executives and industry guild members

Insertion orders due: December 1, 2016
Artwork Deadline: December 8, 2016


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

•  Distribution at Cannes-Marché du Film press points, the International Village and all sponsor hotels

•  Distribution to International markets & film festivals, including: Los Angeles, AFM, AFI Fest,  Cineposium, Seattle, Newport Beach, Toronto International Film Festival, PGA Produced By Conference, Focus (London)

•  International industry mailing to producers, directors, executives and industry guild members

Insertion orders due: April 10, 2017
Artwork Deadline: April 17, 2017


Media Studio Schedule:

Sundance Media Studio & Filmmaker Lounge -- January 2017

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.

NOTE: AFCI Members who were 2016 sponsors will have right of first refusal before the remaining available slots are open to all other members. 


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.