Laura Dern — whose credits include “Rambling Rose,” “Jurassic Park,” “Wild at Heart” and “Citizen Ruth” — has signed with CAA, where she will be repped by Fred Specktor, Kim Hodgert and Scott Landis…
EMI Music Publishing has tapped Steve Backer as exec veep of its West Coast operation. In the newly created post, Backer will oversee the operation of the publisher's L.A. outpost, as well as sign…
In a rare case of a jury verdict wholeheartedly endorsed by the critical cognoscenti, Japanese actor-director Takeshi Kitano's lyrical drama about a remorseful ex-cop, "Hana-bi," was awarded the…
It's all too rare that the Hollywood community and the fine arts world mix --- to the shame of both sides.
Canadian helmer Atom Egoyan set a somber tone on Thursday night for the 22nd Toronto Intl. Film Festival when he dedicated the opening-night film, his pic "The Sweet Hereafter," to fellow Canuck…
Attorney Michael Rubel has joined Creative Artists Agency as general counsel at the percentery. Rubel joins CAA from Del, Rubel, Shaw, Mason & Derin, where he was a managing partner.
Cami Winikoff, who joined Trimark Pictures seven years ago as an assistant, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief administrative officer of the indie film company.
Former latenight talkshow host Arsenio Hall has ankled ICM and signed with Endeavor, the agencies confirmed Thursday.
Sharon Williams has been named to the newly created position of director of broadcast services and artist relations at ABC TV Network.
"The first four days were absolute chaos," admitted Felice Laudadio, director of the Venice Intl. Film Festival in an interview with Daily Variety.