The clash between new and traditional media, between disruption and business as usual, was a major theme at the panel discussion that took place during Variety's Business Managers Elite Breakfast at…
Business Managers Elite
Branding is such an overused buzzword in today's Hollywood that some might forget that the concept is relatively new when applied to talent. But business manager Harley Neuman doesn't need to be…
For his notable impact on business management and his strong commitment to charitable causes, George Savitsky, founder and managing principal of Savitsky, Satin & Bacon, will receive the Variety…
These confidants to Hollywood royalty act as financial advisers, therapists, purchasing agents, real estate brokers, family members -- even rabbis.
For a network like Comedy Central, its digital branding strategy is no longer distinguished from the rest of its marketing efforts. Among its audience, "arguably (digital is) the first screen for…
Celebs, execs and athletes put their fortunes and their day-to-day lives in the capable hands of these trusted advisers.
In 1964, Marshall M. Gelfand, partner at Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman, received a fateful phone call from an attorney he had met at a party. The lawyer said, "There's a singing group going on tour…
The torrent of technological and economic changes that have reshaped the industry over the past decade means that showbiz pros and stars are earning fewer dollars and more dimes -- and the dimes are…