Production executive Barry Josephson is on the rise.
John Evan Frook
DESPITE UNCERTAINTY in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew, the Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival has plans to go full-speed ahead with its seventh annual event Nov. 5-22.
Former Orion Pictures chairman Eric Pleskow and former Nelson Entertainment head Barry Spikings have received a three-picture commitment from French financier Initial Group.
American Multi-Cinema Inc. announced yesterday the formation of The AMC Entertainment Motion Picture Group, a division designed to expand the 1,579 -screen circuit's presence in international…
American Multi-Cinema Inc. announced on Friday the promotions of John D. McDonald to veepee of corporate operations and Richard S. Westerling to veepee of corporate marketing.
TriStar Pictures has named Jeff Baskin staff publicist, moving him over from a shared post with both of Sony Pictures Entertainment's Columbia Pictures and TriStar studios.
Adding a touch of art-house class to its rental release slate, Buena Vista Home Video has acquired the homevideo distribution rights to "Mediterraneo, ""Zentropa,""Strictly Ballroom,""Into the West"…
Expanding into one more area of the entertainment industry--exhibition--Morgan Creek has become the newest partner in Kansas City-based First Intl. Theaters. With the new venture, Morgan Creek joins…
Republic Pictures Corp. has inked a six-picture distribution deal with newly formed Blue Rider Pictures. The deal will kick into gear when production of the suspense thriller "Witchboard 2" kicks off…
First, there were pizza-gobbling Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Now, New Line Cinema plans a live-action motion picture based on the Incredible Crash Dummies--stars of the public service announcements…