Claudia Lewis has been appointed to the newly created position of VP of production at Addis Wechsler, the management/production company headed by Keith Addis and Nick Wechsler.
A month after leaving his role as production VP at MTV, Joel Gallen has set up shop in Los Angeles and is doing business as Tenth Planet, a new production outlet.
Arthur Levitt has been named president and CEO of Hard Rock Cafe Intl., replacing Robert Earl, who will take a position with the Planet Hollywood chain.
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.
George Newell, a makeup artist and artist's representative, died of cardiac arrest Dec. 9 in Las Vegas. He was 38.
Sony Software has formed a new division to coordinate the merchandising of products for its music, movies, TV and electronic publishing arms and recruited a highly regarded licensing industry veteran…