Jay H. Troulman, a CPA who specialized in the entertainment industry for over 40 years, died July 12 of unreported causes in Los Angeles. He was 66.
Myrna (Toni) DeCandia, who worked for many years as an agent at the Baumann-Hiller Agency before opening her own management company, died June 18 in Los Angeles after a prolonged bout with cancer…
Henry Shinn has been tapped head of development for Axelrod/Widdoes Prods., which has an exclusive TV production pact with Universal.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has upped Simon Barsky to senior VP and general counsel of the MPAA and its international arm, the Motion Picture Assn.
Trevor Walton is ankling his post today as senior VP of longform programming at Fox Broadcasting Co. to take a job as president of Citadel Entertainment.
Suzanne Scwartz and Harlan Baum. May 25, Montecito. Bride’s assistant, media relations for HBO; groom’s non-pro.
Lisa Helfrich-Jackson and Mark Jackson, a boy, Daniel Barrett Jackson, June 12, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Mother’s a coordinating producer for “Everybody Loves Raymond”; father’s a…
British Sky Broadcasting has appointed Bruce Steinberg as its director of movies and pay-per-view. This newly created post makes Steinberg responsible for BSkyB's three premium film channels and for…
Feeling the entrepreneurial tug, David Friendly is leaving his post as prexy of Davis Entertainment to form his own production banner, Friendly Prods., with an exclusive three-year deal with Fox 2000.
Veteran producer David Picker has been named president of Hallmark Entertainment Prods. Worldwide, in what sources see as a major expansion of the Hallmark brand into theatrical motion pictures.