The American Film Market(AFM) has expanded its exhibitor space to include offices in the Le MerigotHotel adjacent to the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel for its first Nov eventwhich runs Nov 3 to 10.

The move, say marketorganizers the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA), is inresponse to demand by potential exhibitors and marks only the second time inthe 15 years of the market at the Loews that IFTA (formerly AFMA) has takenadditional space.

The Le Merigot will housethree video screening rooms and seminars in addition to company offices on thelobby level including Seven Arts International.

IFTA says that attendance atthe AFM is projected to be more than 7,000.