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Ms. Jean Picker Firstenberg

Director and Chief Executive Officer

American Film Institute

Direct Phone: (213) ***-****       

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American Film Institute

Alumni Office 2021 N. Western Avenue

Los Angeles, California 90027

United States

Company Description

AFI is America's promise to preserve the history of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. AFI programs include the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and AFI Archive, which preserve film heri ... more

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Employment History

Postmaster General

United States


Member of the Board of Trustees
Women's Sports Foundation

Afi Trustee

Honorary Board Member
Rochester High Falls International Film Festival

Board Member
Virginia Film Festival

Member of Advisory Board
LA Sports & Entertainment Commission

Board Member
Filmfest DC

Member of 2000-2001 Advisory Board
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Trans-Lux Corporation

Chairperson of the Stamp Advisory Committee

Chair, Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee

Audit Committee

Board of Trustees
California State University

Boston University

National Movie Week


Boston University's College of Communications

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Jean Picker Firstenberg* President Emerita

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Jean Firstenberg , Director and Chief Executive Officer, American Film Institute Jean Picker Firstenberg is in her 25th year as Director and CEO of the American Film Institute.

Before AFI, Firstenberg spent four years at the John and Mary R. Markle Foundation in New York City. She also served as Director of Princeton University's Publications Office. Firstenberg is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston University's College of Communications. She was a trustee of Boston University for 12 years and, former Chair, Board of Advisors, of the George Foster Peabody Awards in Broadcasting at the University of Georgia. She was the recipient of the prestigious Women in Film Crystal Award and the respected Women of Vision Award from Women in Film and Video in Washington, DC. In 2002, she was appointed to the US Postal Service Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, which recommends subjects to the Postmaster General for commemorative stamps.

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- Jean Picker Firstenberg,

President Emeritus, The American Film Institute

Crazy - The Story of Hank Garland: Filmmaker Bios [cached]

It was received with high praise and proudly presented to the board by AFI's Director and CEO, Jean Picker Firstenberg.

As well as his film career, he is also a musician and has played in numerous California based rock bands. He can occasionally be seen playing solo performances at venues throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

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David's sister, Jean Picker Firstenberg, is currently CEO of the American Film Institute.

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