In the wake of "Blair Witch" marketing maven John Hegemann's departure, Artisan is naming Leanne Gayner as senior veep of marketing for Artisan Pictures. A former publicist for Orion and MGM/United…
Two weeks after ankling his post as publisher of Daily Variety, Gerry Byrne has found a new home at the performing arts magazine Stagebill. Byrne has been named partner, president and chief executive…
Odie Donald has been tapped prexy of DirecTV Enterprises, replacing Eddy Hartenstein, who was upped to global chairman earlier this year. Donald, who most recently was an exec at Cable & Wireless…
As the syndication upfront ad market breaks this week, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution is upping its head of media sales, Julie Kantrowitz, to exec veep.
Blaise Noto will top Columbia TriStar's motion picture publicity operation, marketing prexy Bob Levin announced Monday. For nearly 10 years, Noto served as exec veepee of publicity at cross-town…
Modeled after the international partnership UIP, CanWest Entertainment, Samuel Goldwyn Films and Stratosphere Releasing have formed IDP Distribution.
Bill Shields, chairman of the American Film Market Assn., has joined the board of advisers for Tivix, a global online programming resource, as senior executive.