Silicon Valley Film Ventures to Sell Award-Winning Film To Foreign Market at AFM

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Two Los Gatos Filmmaker's award winning film, Night of the Chupacabra, is a hot commodity for sale at the American Film Market in November.

Ted Rivera and Thomas Fahrner's independent film production and distribution company, Silicon Valley Film Ventures will sell a slate of films and media products to foreign distributors in the 2005 American Film Market (AFM) November 2-9, 2005.

One of the most anticipated films for sale is Silicon Valley Film Ventures first independent film project, Night of the Chupacabra, a 35mm feature length Sci-Fi/Comedy. This campy comedy is creating quite a stir amongst sci-fi fans and film enthusiasts at film festivals locally and internationally.

"We are very excited about being honored with “Best of Festival” awards at three film festivals in one month" said producer, writer and director, Ted Rivera "and look forward to shopping it at the 2005 American Film Market."

The honors hail from the North American Science Fiction Film Festival, The International Hispanic Film Festival, and The Berkeley Video & Film Festival.

With awards piling up many distributors have clamored to sell Night of the Chupacabra, but Tom and Ted have opted to retain the rights to their own films as well as the films of other independent filmmakers.

About 2005 American Film Market

The AFM is the largest motion picture trade event in the world where more than $500 million in motion picture and television production and distribution deals are closed annually. Each year, over 7,000 industry professionals converge in Santa Monica for eight days of deal making, screenings, seminars, networking and hospitality. Participants come from more than 70 countries, and include leaders in motion picture and television production and distribution. For more information of the AFM, please visit

About Silicon Valley Film Ventures

Silicon Valley Film Ventures is an independent motion picture production and distribution company located in Los Gatos, California. Creating Sci-Fi, Horror, and Action films that are in demand by the foreign market. For more information visit


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