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Agent Jim Rosen, who recently ankled ICM, has joined the Broder, Kurland, Webb, Uffner Agency in the percentery's motion picture literary department.
Carlton Communications, the ITV network company, has appointed Steven Cain as its chief exec. He will replace June de Moller, Carlton's group managing director, who announced her retirement in…
The American Theater Wing announced that it will disburse $103,000 in grants and scholarships to 43 nonprofit Gotham theater organizations and schools.
Comedian Flip Wilson, the first black to host a successful weekly variety series for a network, died Wednesday of liver cancer at his Malibu home. He was 64.
Miramax has tapped former MGM distribution exec Andy Gruenberg for the new post of president of domestic distribution.
Senator Film will become the first German production company to go public, offering shares on the Neuer Markt of the Frankfurt stock exchange in early 1999.
"Rosie," Belgium's submission for Oscar consideration, will kick off a weeklong Belgian film series at Gotham's Quad Cinema on Friday.
East West Players is opening its last show of the season, "Dance and Sing for the Holidays," Dec. 3 at the David Henry Hwang Theater in downtown L.A.
Former October Films marketing exec and Urbanworld Film Festival exec director Stacy Spikes is launching an indie film distribution company.