Director and choreographer Buddy Schwab died Dec. 1 of lung cancer at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He was 62.
Donald B. Levy is leaving his post as executive director of production publicity for Paramount Pictures to return to unit publicity and, he hopes, eventually realize his ambitions to be a producer.
Brian Alan Lasser, 40, a composer and lyricist for off-Broadway musicals, died Nov. 20 in New York of complications related to AIDS. His musical theater scores included "The Matinee Kids,""Bundle of…
ZDF Enterprises, a newly founded division of the German pubcaster, has named top exex and voted in its board of directors.
Philipp C. Jung, a set designer for theater, opera and dance productions, died Dec. 10 at age 43. Jung died at General Hospital in San Luis Obispo, where he had lived the past two years while…
Craig B. Coogan will exit as Cinergi VP of finance to launch New Gaelic Films Inc. with former Scott Rudin associate Ron McGee.
Hilary Estey has been uppedfrom director to VP of development for Telepictures Prods. In her new role, Estey, a former researcher with Lorimar Telepictures, will supervise the company's firstrun…
Anna DeRoy, formerly of Amblin Entertainment, has joined Madonna's Maverick Picture Co. as director of creative affairs for the entertainment organization's film and television development and…
Late yesterday, production exec Randy Castleman confirmed rumors that he's ankling his position at production company Interscope Communications to join Jodie Foster's Egg Prods.
Newly appointed head of the ITV net Marcus Plantin has added another key player to his senior team by naming Vernon Lawrence controller of drama and entertainment.