Variety editor-in-chief Peter Bart, producer Cathy Schulman and helmer-producer Joel Schumacher have been selected to judge this year's Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards.
CBS Television Distribution has promoted Lisa Summers Haas to VP of communications for "Entertainment Tonight" and "The Insider."
William Hamm has been named exec VP of creative development at Starz Media.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
Viacom has pledged $1 million in cash and more than $500,000 in media value to support the construction of a memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
The American Society of Cinematographers has issued a call for entries in two TV categories for the lensers' annual awards competish.
PR firm Insignia has named Erik Bright VP and partner. Bright has been the firm's senior associate for six years.
PR shingle Fifteen Minutes has hired publicists Bill Harrison, Lisa Perkins, while Gabriel Serrato has become the newest partner at the firm.
Independent film company Cineville and DVD distributor Westlake Entertainment are merging into an indie studio called Keystone.
Bob Cavallo, chairman of Disney Music Group will be given the City of Hope's Spirit of Life award at a dinner Sept. 27 at the Pacific Design Center.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has elected eight new governors to its board, four of them first-timers. Six incumbent governors were reelected to another term on the 43-member board.