George L. George, 85, film director whose "Toward Independence" won the Academy Award for best documentary in 1948, died Jan. 5 in New York of heart failure.
John Eisendrath and Kathryn Pratt Eisendrath, a boy, Maxwell Pratt Eisendrath , Oct. 11, St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica.
Nick Winslow has been named exec VP at Warner Bros. Recreation Enterprises, overseeing daily operations in that area and expansion of its theme park activities outside the U.S.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
Savoy Pictures announced yesterday that Jody Cukier has been named senior veepee of marketing and operations.
Sony Pictures is pumping up its presence in the technology arena, formally hiring Adam Grosser as vice president for New Media for its New Technologies division.
Eastman Kodak climbed steadily on Wall St. yesterday on news that it had a new chief financial officer. The film and camera giant saw its shares gain almost 8% in value, or $ 3.25, to close at $ 45.
John Birt, the BBC's controversial new director-general, unveiled the first major appointments of his regime yesterday, along with substantial changes in the way the pubcaster does business.
Macdonald Carey inks with Century Artist Ltd. for representation.
Mitchell Stern has been upped to prexy and chief operating officer of Fox Television Stations.
As expected, Paul Friedman has been elevated to executive VP at ABC News, replacing Stephen Weiswasser, senior VP of Capital Cities/ABC, who had been serving as the No. 2 exec in the news division…