CAA partners Kevin Huvane, Bryan Lourd, Richard Lovett and David O'Connor will be honored at the second annual Project ALS benefit Monday night at the Hollywood Palladium.
April 6, 2000 Scott Gries of ImageDirect took all of the photographs at the Variety/Schroders Big Bicture Conference. Some credits were incorrect in Wednesday’s paper. * * * Ana Gasteyer is a cast…
Rick Rodriguez has been tapped exec director of finance for Sony Pictures Family Entertainment. Rodriguez will now be responsible for the accounting and financial operations of the company. Prior to…
Gerry Byrne has decided to retire as group vice president of Variety and Daily Variety after eleven years in that post.
In response to damning criticism leveled at the entertainment industry after school shootings, DIC Entertainment and advocacy org Mediascope have launched revised guidelines for kids' programming.
Creative Planet, an online resource for Hollywood professionals, has acquired the Source Maythenyi Inc. Specifics of the pact were not disclosed, but Pamela Maythenyi will continue to supervise…
Former Kirch Group sales chief Michael Knobloch and upstart distrib Helkon Medien are forming a world sales and distribution outfit to be launched next week at the Mip TV trade show.
Munich-based EM.TV expects revenues to soar from DM300 million ($147 million) last year to $735 million in 2000, company CEO and founder Thomas Haffa said Tuesday. Speaking at the Chamber of Commerce…
Sy Weintraub, who helped keep the Tarzan franchise alive from the late 1950s to the late 1960s with a series of movies about the jungle apeman, died Tuesday of pancreatic cancer at his Beverly Hills…
Margo Kaufman, humorist, writer and radio commentator whose prolific career also included writing stints for TV and film, died Fridayof breast cancer at her home in Venice, Calif. She was 46. Kaufman…
Longtime dance instructor Fred Kelly, three-time Tony award winner and brother of legendary dancer-movie star Gene Kelly, died March 15 of cancer in Tucson, Ariz. He was 83. The youngest of five…