Film and television director Newt Arnold lost his battle with leukemia on Feb. 12 at his home in Encino. He was 72. Arnold’s career spanned 45 years, encompassing film, TV and commercials. He…
Jenny Fulle has been named senior VP of production for Sony Pictures Imageworks.
Artisan Entertainment has upped Amorette Jones to the position of exec VP, worldwide marketing, of Artisan Pictures. Jones will manage day-to-day operations of Artisan's theatrical marketing…
Producer-writer-actor Bill Armstrong died Jan. 2 of cancer in Valencia. He was 68. A native of Gloucester, Mass., Armstrong served as a Marine during the Korean War. Later, he landed in Hollywood to…
The Broadcast Film Critics Assn., the nation's largest film critics group, will announce the winners of its fifth annual Critics Choice Awards on Jan. 24 at Hotel Sofitel.
AMS Neve and the late Bill Putnam have been selected to receive technical Grammy Awards for "contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field."
Kids' WB! has ordered 13 episodes of "Max Steel," a 3-D CGI animated half-hour series from Sony Pictures Family Entertainment skedded to bow in January.
Artistdirect Network, a leading online music resource at Artistdirect.com, has tapped Lori Weintraub VP.
Aminadav “Ami” Aloni, a celebrated pianist and composer who also served as musical director in film and television, died Aug. 9 of natural causes at his home in Sherman Oaks. He was 71. The…
Steven Spielberg's Righteous Persons Foundation has donated $50,000 to NYU to support the creation of a digital archive documenting Yiddish theater in New York City.
A group of world-class cinematographers that includes Vittorio Storaro, Robby Muller, Carlo Di Palma, Dean Cundey and John Bailey will address the challenges of digital filmmaking and digital…