Michael Hamill has joined Pacific Arts Video as chief financial officer, reporting to George Steele, president and chief operating officer.
Gary Mascaro, choreographer and fight director for the L.A., New York and Italian productions of "Tamara," died Dec. 2 of complications due to AIDS. He was 43.
Dennis Johnson, senior VP of original programming, West Coast, for Showtime Networks, Inc. has been elected president of the National Assn. of Minorities in Cable.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
Matt Gerson and Susan Kaplan, a girl, Jessica Michelle Gerson, Nov. 11, in Washington, D.C. Father's VP of congressional affairs for the Motion Picture Assn. of America; mother's non-pro.
Kent Fredericks, a TV syndication sales vet, died of lung cancer Nov. 11 in Seattle.
Herbert N. Dorfman will rejoin Orion Home Video in the newly created position of senior VP. Appointment is effective Dec. 14.
Audrey Hepburn will receive the Screen Actors Guild Achievement Award, the union's highest honor.
Dave Price, national marketing director of Premiere Radio Networks, has been named marketing research director. Rysher Entertainment has named Mark Lipps to the post of VP, Midwest sales.