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…
City National Bank
The Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS) has added a fresh group of industry honchos to its officer ranks. Bela Bajaria, exec veep of Universal TV, has been named president; CAA’s co-head of…
For City National Bank, Cannes is as much about fact-gathering as it is shaking hands. Three of its entertainment division bankers — David Acosta, senior VP and team leader; David Oliver, VP and…
Money is looser but distribs are fewer for those peddling projects at this year's Cannes market.
Though Berlin is barely in the rearview mirror, and Cannes doesn't kick off until May 15, the rousing recent success of such indie films as "Looper" ($166 million in worldwide box office) and "Hunger…
Mickey Mayerson, managing partner, Los Angeles office; chair, Entertainment Finance Practice; co-chair, Corporate Media and Entertainment Practice, Loeb & Loeb
Mayerson's office is a clearinghouse for the wealthy of the world looking to invest in film. "Every week a new financing party comes in.
Frank Selvaggi, founding and managing partner at Altman, Greenfield & Selvaggi, will receive Variety's Business Manager Elite Award today for his notable impact on business management and tireless…
New lenders boost indie production as vets expand business.
City National Bank has appointed David Acosta as senior VP and team leader for entertainment.
As topper of the bank's entertainment division, Henderson spearheaded a number of showbiz transactions, including a $25 million investment in Summit's $200 million revolving credit facility in March.