Marketing maven John Durie has quit Manifesto Film Sales to set up his own marketing boutique. Durie's departure follows organizational realignments at Manifesto that have seen his role -- originally…
Ray Jacobs, principal at Jacobs & Gerber Inc., is leaving the specialized ad agency he co-founded 20 years ago to finish writing his book.
Lawrence Rudolph has been named VP, production, at Nation Films, Michael Jackson's development and production arm based on the Sony Pictures Entertainment lot.
Univision TV Group yesterday named vet TV exec Carlos Barba as prexy-chief operating officer of its U.S. Spanish-language group.
Margaret French-Isaac has been hired as VP of production at Wendy Finerman Prods., bringing the former Paramount Pictures story editor to the TriStar-based production shingle, sources confirmed…
Tracy Ellis has joined E! Entertainment Television as director, affiliate marketing. Before joining E!, Ellis worked in publicity for Tiburon Entertainment Inc.
David Manchester, a bassoonist with the Metropolitan Opera orchestra in New York City for nearly 30 years, and father of singer Melissa Manchester, died Jan. 2 in Los Angeles after a long battle with…
Nick and Shelly Stevens, a boy, Henry Pierce, Dec. 16, St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica.
Veteran film publicist Tom Jones died Dec. 25 at his home in Vendome, France, following a long illness. He was 69 years old.
Warner Bros. senior VP/general sales manager of domestic theatrical distribution Dan Fellman has been upped to exec veepee.
In a pre-NATPE shake-up, MTM TV Distribution president Kevin Tannehill has been replaced by Marc Grayson as head of the company's syndication wing.