Gary Essert, 54, who founded and ran both the Los Angeles International Film Exposition and the American Cinematheque, died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles of complications from AIDS.
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.
The Australian Film Commission's London-based director of marketing, Sue Murray, has relocated to Sydney as part of an organizational rearrangement at the commish.
Michele Bega has been tapped director, entertainment division, at the Rogers & Cowan praisery.
Lee Currlin, a 14-year NBC veteran and currently senior VP of programming and program planning based in New York, will retire early next year, the network confirmed.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Eden Cemetery, Mission Hills, for Louis Goldberg, longtime comptroller and head of the accounting department at the William Morris Agency, who died Dec. 13…
Odyssey Entertainment prexy and CEO Patrick Wachsberger is ankling to the Summit Export Group, sources confirmed yesterday.
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.