Dan Weiss has been promoted to senior VP, Creative Services, for Carsey-Werner Distribution.
Barry Levinson and Paula Weinstein have promoted Vanessa Coifman to the post of vice president of development and Derek Dauchy to director of development at their Baltimore Spring Creek production…
Signaling an expansion, Kedar Entertainment has tapped a pair of execs for key appointments in the growing Gotham-based music outfit, which is perhaps best known as the home of Grammy-winning…
The good news is that worldwide music sales were up 5% in the first half of 1998, and the number of units sold was up 3%. The bad news is that it is overwhelmingly due to the strength of the U.S…
Universal has acquired the Will Davies pitch "The Poetess" as a vehicle for "L.A Confidential" director Curtis Hanson. Both Davies and Hanson will produce the film as well.
Director Roland Joffe ("The Killing Fields") and veteran Warner Bros. casting director Marion Dougherty have joined online casting service CastNet.com as board members.
Drew Barrymore has signed with CAA, where she will be represented by Patrick Whitesell and Bryan Lourd. Barrymore had been with the William Morris Agency’s Brian Gersh (who recently ankled) for two…
The New Year is shaping up very nicely for David Brown. "I'm not an obsessive worker," says the New York-based producer. "But I'm more active than I was 30 years ago." First up is the filmed version…
Creative Artists Agency president Richard Lovett is slated to receive a 1998 Friends of City Scholars award at a ceremony scheduled for Wednesday at the Hotel InterContinental in downtown Los Angeles.
Superb bows by "Saving Private Ryan," "Dr. Dolittle" and "The Truman Show" plus classy foreign preems by Polygram's costumer "Elizabeth" highlighted another crackerjack weekend at cinemas overseas.
With enough built-in hype to match the Olympics, the "Seinfeld" send-off and even the presidential confession, the year 2000 is rousing the interests of buyers here at Mipcom through longform docus…