David Simon has been upped to senior VP for Buena Vista Prods. Intl. from his veepee post. The exec, who will continue to be based in London as managing director of Buena Vista Prods., is responsible…
The Disney Studios will produce their first movie for television under the Touchstone TV banner, which has previously been used only for sitcoms.
Andrew Kairey has been promoted to senior VP marketing and sales at MCA/Universal Home Video, from marketing VP.
George Newell, a makeup artist and artist's representative, died of cardiac arrest Dec. 9 in Las Vegas. He was 38.
ABC's proposed buyout offer to non-union employees will probably be sent out later this week, with pay-outs to be based on a scale calculated by years of service and salary level.
Hong Kong-owned Golden Harvest has established Rim Film Distributors to release Asian pix in the U.S. market, including classic films from H.K.'s hottest action/adventure helmer John Woo ("The…
Michael Hernandez and Richard Yniguez have been voted new co-chairs of the Latino Writers Committee of the Writers Guild of America West, replacing John Mercedes. Rosemary Alderete was voted new vice…
Joe Hamilton Prods. Inc. is claiming at least $ 10 million in damages from Lorimar Distribution Intl. Inc. for allegedly improper computation of distribution fees for the series "Mama's Family."
Corin Nelson has been named Gramercy Pictures' East Coast director of publicity.
Loss-ridden NHI Nelson Holdings International has announced it will dispose of a majority of its equity interest in Nelson Vending Technology Ltd., a subsid , to a privately held Ontario corporation.