Thursday, April 17, 2014

New York Mayor Names Producer Cynthia López Film Czar

Cynthia López, Commissioner of the
Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and
Broadcasting of New York City.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has named Cynthia López as the commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting. She will start immediately, replacing Katherine Oliver, who stepped down in January 2014 with outgoing mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.

López is executive vice president and co-executive producer of PBS documentary series “POV.” She joined American Documentary, the nonprofit organization that produces “POV,” in 2000.

For more information, check out the article by Ramin Setoodeh and Gordon Cox in Variety by clicking here.

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