August 9 is D-Day for Hollywood's ten-percenters, the classic industry terminology for agents. That's when James Andrew Miller's "Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency"…
Prior to establishing himself as one of the most prolific producer-financiers in the business, Emmett worked as assistant to Mark Wahlberg for 18 months in the mid-'90s, the period of the actor's…
City councilman Eric Garcetti, his campaign boosted by substantial support from the entertainment industry, was elected mayor of Los Angeles early on Wednesday, topping city controller Wendy Greuel…
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Michael Camacho is out as head of alternative TV at CAA. Insiders confirmed that Camacho's departure is linked to CAA client Oprah Winfrey's recent pact with Discovery Communications to launch OWN…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
The last key player of Mike Ovitz's Artists Management Group has decided to go on his own rather than join the Firm. Joel Gotler, the driving force behind AMG-owned Renaissance, has ankled that…
Producer Mark Canton is film executive once more. On Thursday, Canton inked a deal to become chairman and CEO of Artists Production Group, the sister company to percentery Artists Management Group.
Mike Ovitz's Artists Management Group has announced a series of moves to bolster its exec ranks as the talent-management powerhouse's top operations and financial exec reduces his activities to a…
Emile Gladstone, a lit agent with the Broder, Kurland, Webb & Uffner agency, has joined Michael Ovitz's new production/management entity.
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