Writer Mort Goode died June 10 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City after a bout with lung cancer.
TriStar Pictures has boosted veteran development executive Michael Besman to the post of executive veepee of production, just days before the release of its summer comedy "Sleepless in Seattle," it…
Kazuko Kawakita-Shibata, 53, a leading distributor of European and art films in Japan, died of complications from a cerebral hemorrhage on June 7 at a Tokyo hospital.
Twentieth Century Fox president and chief operating officer Strauss Zelnick announced Monday that he would be assuming command of a Silicon Valley multimedia software company, Crystal Dynamics.
Robert Del Deo has been appointed account manager of the Western region for Keystone Communications, a satellite transmission service provider. Del Deo had been manager of video services at Hughes…
Michael T. Skewes was named general manager of Columbia TriStar Films of Canada's Triumph Releasing Corp. branch, the company announced Friday. He replaces Ted Hulse, who retired this week after 11…
Beth Hymson and Simon Ayer, May 13, Timberhill Ranch. Bride and groom are both indie casting directors.
In a big shakeup in the exhibition world, Millard Ochs is quitting United Cinemas Intl. and reportedly will take charge of its arch rival, Warner Bros. Intl. Theaters.
Prairie Public Broadcasting prez Dennis Falk has been named recipient of this year's Outstanding Public Television Manager Award.
Bruce Campbell, 42, chief press officer of the New York Shakespeare Festival, died Friday in New York from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
George R. Wendt, who occasionally appeared briefly on "Cheers" with his son actor George Wendt Jr. -- Norm Peterson in the sitcom -- died June 15 at age 70.