46: Jonathan Wolf, Executive Vice President of the Independent Film & Television Alliance and Managing Director of the American Film Market
Jonathan Wolf is the Executive Vice President of the Independent Film & Television Alliance and Managing Director of the American Film Market. The IFTA is the global trade association of independent producers and distributors of motion picture and television programming. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the organization represents and provides significant entertainment industry services to 150 member companies from 23 countries. Since his appointment in 1998, Mr. Wolf has guided the growth and repositioning of the American Film Market (AFM), the world’s largest film market that takes place annually in Santa Monica. A pivotal destination for independent filmmakers and business people from all over the world, the AFM is a global marketplace where more than $800 million in motion picture and television production and distribution deals are closed each year. The eight day Market hosts more than 8,000 industry professionals and screens more than 500 feature films. Participants come from over 70 countries and include acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers, the world’s press, and all those who provide services to the motion picture industry.