Buena Vista TV India chief executive officer Pratik Basu said Disney wants its presence in regional language channels across six states in the next three months, targeting Marathi, Tamil, Bengali…
Kristina Peterson has ankled Random House to head the children's publishing division of Simon & Schuster. Effective Aug. 14, Peterson will take over what's become the fastest-growing unit of S&S.
L.A.-based shingle Gold Circle Films has inked a deal with helmer Richard Wenk ("Just the Ticket") to direct the teen horror pic "Wishcraft." Jeanne Van Cott will produce the pic, which begins…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has relented on plans to eliminate credentials for personal publicists at this year's Primetime Emmy Awards. ATAS instituted the ban in May due to concerns…
Forty-three new films have been selected for the second annual WinFemme Film Festival, to screen Aug. 17-20 at the Laemmle Music Hall 3. Thirteen screenplays, four symposia and a tribute to director…
At a 90-minute board meeting Wednesday in Madrid, Juan Villalonga proffered his resignation as prexy of giant telco Telefonica, while Cesar Alierta was duly voted the new prexy. The board issued an…
Mark Reina has been promoted to senior VP of publicity at Warner Bros. Pictures. He will continue to report to exec veep of marketing Dawn Taubin.
Peter Iacono, former senior VP of sales strategy and planning, has been promoted to the newly created post of exec VP sales for all of Columbia TriStar International Television's sales operations…
Entertainment law firm Loeb & Loeb has added partner Harold Flegelman to its iLaw Group to represent dot-coms and technology firms.
Wrestling fans of TBS' weekly Wednesday night "WCW Thunder" are going to get lots of extra information, be able to play games and communicate with other aficionados in real time if they have their TV…