David Yuratich has been upped to VP of finance for Universal Pictures Marketing, the studio announced Tuesday.
Dean Wright, a visual effects producer for more than a decade, has signed on as director of production at Dream Quest Images, the Disney-owned feature film visual f/x studio.
Further soldifying the exec ranks in the wake of Universal Music Group's acquisition of Polygram, Jorgen Larsen has been named chairman/CEO of the international operation of the soon-to-be combined…
Touchstone TV has signed an exclusive overall deal with former Fox comedy vice president Lauren Corrao.
Emmis Broadcasting Corp. has changed its name to Emmis Communications Corp. in a move CEO Jeff Smulyan said "better reflects the diversification of our businesses."
Kris Kristofferson and Casey Siemaszko have joined the cast of John Sayles' "Limbo" for Columbia Pictures.
DreamWorks has moved up the release of its digitally animated feature "Antz" from March 1999 to Oct. 2, 1998, the company told exhibitors recently. The move puts the film into theaters seven weeks…
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television presented screenwriting awards to five students for works written in the 1997-98 professional program in screenwriting.
Canadian producer Filmline Intl. has come on board the TV drama series "The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne," transforming the project from a British-American co-venture into a Canadian-British…
NEW YORK -- For the past two decades, Tele-Communications Inc. has towered over the cable industry like a colossus, taking its cue from John Malone, the powerful TCI chairman.
Actress Shelley Winters will receive the Hollywood Film Festival's lifetime achievement award at the fest's second annual awards dinner, to be held Aug. 10 at the Beverly Hilton.