BVI exec named distrib of year
Buena Vista International senior VP-general manager Jeff Forman will be honored as distributor of the year at CineAsia 2003.Forman, who practiced law prior to joining BVI in 1991, will be feted at an awards gala set to close the trade show Nov. 20. CineAsia opens Nov. 18 at the Sofitel Central Plaza Hotel and Bangkok Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand. “It’s an honor for CineAsia to be able to single out (Forman’s) achievements,” said Mitch Neuhauser, co-managing director of CineAsia. BVI operates 10 offices in the Asia-Pacific region, where Forman has been responsible for the distribution of more than 250 films over the past decade.