Thomas M. Fortuin has been named senior VP and deputy general counsel of Paramount Pictures. In his new position, Fortuin will report to executive VP and general counsel Richard Zimbert and will join…
Former NBC exec Dennis Considine has joined Louis Gossett Jr.'s Logo Entertainment, which recently signed a multi-picture TV pact with World Intl. Network (Daily Variety, Oct. 9).
TriStar Pictures has named Jeff Baskin staff publicist, moving him over from a shared post with both of Sony Pictures Entertainment's Columbia Pictures and TriStar studios.
Bill Aiken, an MTV Networks TV producer, died at his home in New Jersey on Sept. 30 after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 34.
Writer and story editor David Scott Richardson died of AIDS on Sept. 29 in Los Angeles at 30.
After weeks of denials and rumors, InterTalent Agency topper Bill Block is close to striking a deal to rejoin International Creative Management--the agency he ankled four years ago to help launch his…
Eastman Kodak Co. has announced the appointment of Henri-Dominique Petit as general manager of its Motion Picture and Television Imaging unit in Hollywood. Petit will take the post Dec. 1.
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. has named Doug Gleason director of promotions.
Metrolight Studios has appointed James Wheelock as head of production. He will report to Jim Kristoff, Metrolight president. Wheelock was co-founder and visual effects producer for Fleet Street…
William Saunders, former president of Twentieth Television Intl., has been appointed honorary chairman of SelecTV, a U.K.-based group of production and distribution companies, to advise on projects…
Director/choreographer Victor Anthony Wilmes died Oct. 1 at his home in Santa Monica of complications from AIDS. Known professionally as Victor Valentine, he was 40.