Paul Hertzberg, the president and CEO of CineTel Films, has been elected chairman of the Independent Film & Television Alliance, the group that puts on the annual American Film Market each fall in Santa Monica. Imagination Worldwide chairman and CEO Pierre David was elected vice chairperson and Summit Entertainment EVP International Distribution Brad Kembel was made vice chairperson/secretary in the voting; all three ran unopposed. Hertzberg takes over the top spot from Troma Entertainment boss Lloyd Kaufman, who was among a group elected to a two-year term on the board of directors. This year’s AFM runs Nov. 2-9.
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