TriStar Pictures has named Jeff Baskin staff publicist, moving him over from a shared post with both of Sony Pictures Entertainment's Columbia Pictures and TriStar studios.
In the aftermath of the dissolution of their 4-year-old partnership in the soon-to-be-defunct InterTalent Agency, Judy Hofflund, J.J. Harris and David Schiff have cut a deal to join United Talent…
Live Home Video Inc. has appointed Lauren Becker senior vice president for marketing and corporate development. Formerly VP of marketing, she joined the company in 1987.
Former NBC exec Dennis Considine has joined Louis Gossett Jr.'s Logo Entertainment, which recently signed a multi-picture TV pact with World Intl. Network (Daily Variety, Oct. 9).
American Multi-Cinema Inc. announced on Friday the promotions of John D. McDonald to veepee of corporate operations and Richard S. Westerling to veepee of corporate marketing.
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. has named Doug Gleason director of promotions.
After weeks of denials and rumors, InterTalent Agency topper Bill Block is close to striking a deal to rejoin International Creative Management--the agency he ankled four years ago to help launch his…
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.