Metrolight Studios has appointed James Wheelock as head of production. He will report to Jim Kristoff, Metrolight president. Wheelock was co-founder and visual effects producer for Fleet Street…
Bill Aiken, an MTV Networks TV producer, died at his home in New Jersey on Sept. 30 after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 34.
Writer and story editor David Scott Richardson died of AIDS on Sept. 29 in Los Angeles at 30.
Eastman Kodak Co. has announced the appointment of Henri-Dominique Petit as general manager of its Motion Picture and Television Imaging unit in Hollywood. Petit will take the post Dec. 1.
Director/choreographer Victor Anthony Wilmes died Oct. 1 at his home in Santa Monica of complications from AIDS. Known professionally as Victor Valentine, he was 40.
Lisa Dunn-Dern and Dixon Q. Dern, a girl, Chelsea Rae, Sept. 20, St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica.
Joel Rose, former longtime Paramount publicist, died September 13 at the age of 77.
Elissa Greer has joined New Line Cinema as director of field publicity and promotion, replacing veepee of field publicity and promotions Alan Amman, who left the company in August.
Gramercy Pictures has hired MGM's senior VP of marketing Claudia Gray as its new senior VP of publicity--the first key executive hire since the distribution company formed five months ago. Gray's…
Richard K. Glover was named senior vice president of ESPN Enterprises, the all-sports cable unit of Capital Cities/ABC Inc., effective Nov. 9. Glover, whose position is newly created, had been senior…
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