March 14, 1998 |
After 18 years with the Los Angeles-based American Film Marketing Assn., AFMA Executive Vice President Tim Kittleson has resigned. He will leave at the end of March, when his current contract expires. Kittleson--a former advertising executive--joined AFMA six months before the organization staged its first American Film Market. Since then, the market has become an important annual event in Santa Monica for buyers and sellers of international film rights.
September 6, 1997 |
Allen R. "Mike" Frischkorn Jr., a telecommunications executive, was chosen Friday to become president of AFMA, the Los Angeles-based trade organization that stages the yearly American Film Market and represents the interests of independent film companies. Frischkorn, 52, will be AFMA's second paid president; in March 1998 he will succeed Jonas Rosenfield, who is retiring from his post after 15 years.
August 19, 1994 |
AFMA Votes for Expansion: The American Film Marketing Assn. will open its doors for the first time to companies in the TV business. At a meeting in Beverly Hills, the AFMA board voted to extend membership to "those companies that sell, license or distribute in the international market English-language television programming." The decision reflects the growing market for television exports around the world, AFMA Chairman Pamela Pickering said in a statement.
August 20, 1990 |
A major motion picture trade organization, representing some of the most prominent international distributors of independent English-language movies, is calling on the Motion Picture Assn. of America to change its controversial adults-only X rating classification. The board of directors of the American Film Marketing Assn.