Panel discussions on equity financing, writing and pitchingprojects are among the line-up of events at AFM, which kicks off in Santa Monicaon Nov 1.

The eclectic roster of participants includes Yari Film Groupfounder Bob Yari, China Film Group Corporation general manager Han Sanping, andBee Season executive producer Peggy Rajski.

Panellists include filmmaker Billy Ray, Peace Arch executive vice presidentPenny Wolf, ICM's international and independent division chief Hal Sadoff, andFirst Look International's Stuart Ford.