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.