IFTA Press Release Archive

Press Releases / In the News



10/14/2009 AFM 2009 Seminars and Conference Schedule Announced

10/12/2009 30th AFM to Screen 445 Films

09/28/2009 IFTA Chairman Lloyd Kaufman Reelected to Second Two-Year Term

09/21/2009 IFTA Praises Genachowski Net Neutrality Proposal

09/14/2009 Bill Mechanic Delivers Keynote Address: 11th Annual Production Conference

09/09/2009 Peoples’ Choice Awards & AFM Team for “Favorite Film Pitch” Contest

07/28/2009 IFTA Board Extends Top Executive Contracts Through 2012

07/09/2009 Digital Content Creators Resist Internet Throttling at CRTC Hearings

05/25/2009 Broadcasting & Cable: Leading the War for Independents

04/23/2009 Broadcasting & Cable: IFTA Not Invited to “Cocktail Party”

04/15/2009 Tony Aaronovitz Promoted to Manager, IFTA Collections

03/30/2009 Broadcasting & Cable: Bound by Distribution Chains

02/02/2009 The Hollywood Reporter: IFTA Launches Fight For Independents 

01/01/2009 Video Age: Net Neutrality: MPAA vs. IFTA



12/19/2008 IFTA Open Letter to President-elect Barack Obama

10/03/2008 IFTA Statement Regarding Extending Term of IRC 181

06/16/2008 James Gunn Delivers Keynote Address: 10th Annual Production Conference

05/08/2008 Conyers / Lofgren "Internet Freedom & Nondiscrimination Act of 2008"

05/06/2008 IFTA Praises Markey / Upton Legislation that Will Ensure "Net Neutrality"

04/17/2008 IFTA Calls on FCC to Keep Internet Open

03/14/2008 IFTA Astonished by MPAA Opposition to Net Neutrality AFM Press Releases



11/08/2007 IFTA Proposes Programming Cap For US TV

09/20/2007 Lloyd Kaufman Elected Chairman of IFTA

04/09/2007 IFTA Supports USTR Filings with World Trade Organization on China

02/26/2007 IFTA Members Strike Gold at The 79th Annual Academy Awards



09/21/2006 IFTA Announces New Executive Committee and Board Members

08/08/2006 IFTA Executives Sign Multi-Year Deals

05/31/2006 Panel and Speakers Announced for Annual IFTA Production Conference

03/06/2006 IFTA Members Win Big at 78th Annual Academy Awards



09/26/2005 IFTA Announces Reelection of Chairman Michael Ryan

06/01/2005 IFTA Announces Lineup for 7th Annual Production Conference in Los Angeles

02/28/2005 IFTA Members Take Home The Oscars

02/14/2005 IFTA and The Lippin Group to Continue Relationship With New Multi-Year Deal



09/23/2004 IFTA Announces New Executive Committee and Board Members

08/04/2004 Susan Cleary Promoted to Vice President & General Counsel for IFTA

07/19/2004 AFMA's Name Change To IFTA Becomes Official

06/08/2004 AFMA Announces Sixth Annual Production Conference

05/17/2004 AFMA To Be Renamed Independent Film & Television Alliance

05/04/2004 Top AFMA Executives in New Pact

01/28/2004 Independent Films Make Significant Showing at the 76th Annual Academy Awards



10/21/2003 AFMA Objects to Ban on Screeners

09/25/2003 AFMA Announces 2004 Board of Directors

08/07/2003 Michael Ryan Named Chairman of AFMA

07/31/2003 AFMA Foundation

05/13/2003 FCC's Biennial Review

05/08/2003 EIC Singapore Signing Release

05/01/2003 IIPA Endorses Anti-Piracy Campaign

03/28/2003 EIC

03/12/2003 AFMA Joins Entertainment Industry Coalition