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David Ansen named LAFF artistic director

9 November 2009 6:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

David Ansen, the longtime Newsweek film critic, has been named artistic director or the Los Angeles Film Festival, which is produced annually by the indie film organization Film Independent.

In a related move, senior programmer Doug Jones, who has served as senior programmer since 2002, has been promoted to associate director of programming.

"As a consummate movie lover, David is one of the finest critics thinking, watching, and writing about movies today. To have David join our exceptional programming team is a dream come true, and will only further ignite the excitement building around Laff, its direction, and its future," festival director Rebecca Yeldham said.

"I'm tremendously excited to join the Los Angeles Film Festival. For me, it's a chance to put into action my many years as a movie critic at Newsweek, an experience I hope will contribute to Laff's success as a world-class cultural event in Los Angeles," Ansen said. »

- By Gregg Kilday

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