Former THINKFilm vice president of marketing David Fenkel has beenpromoted to vice president of international as the company continues to ramp upits overseas sales business.
Fenkel will represent the company at all markets and festivals andwill play a key role in international acquisitions. He will report toTHINKFilm's senior vice president Randy Manis and president and chief executiveofficer Jeff Sackman.
The AFM slate includes the documentary Zoo (working title), which explores the lifeand death of a seemingly normal Seattle family man who met his untimely endwhile having sexual intercourse with a horse.
Robinson Devor will direct and the picture will look at the widerphenomenon of extreme animal lovers
Fenkel has been with the company since it launched five years agoand has worked on every film campaign under theatrical chief Mark Urman,including Born Into Brothels, The Aristocrats, and Half Nelson.
"David has gained invaluable distribution and marketingexperience working under Mark Urman on the domestic side," Sackman said."In addition he has learned the international landscape at a highlyaccelerated rate under former International head, Mark Horowitz.
"In the month that David's been in the new position he'salready closed a number of high profile deals. Now that the division is underRandy and David's domain, we are being very aggressive with our internationalstrategy to continue providing edgy, high-quality, and commercially successfulfilms for our international partners."
Fenkel will continue to work out of the company's New Yorkoffices.