Russ Collins, founding director of the Ahc and its parent organization, the Michigan Theater Foundation, made the announcement late Friday afternoon on the Ahc’s Google group.
Ahc also hosts an annual summer seminar in addition to its January flagship event, which serves as something of an indie-world Cinemacon. In his post, Collins said the Michigan Theater Foundation also plans to spin off Ahc as an independent professional organization.
“Obviously, the Covid pandemic is wreaking havoc across the economy, especially in the arts and entertainment sector. It is most unfortunate that program cancellations and layoffs