Robert Phillis, deputy director general of the BBC and head of its commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, is leaving the pubcaster to become chief exec of the Guardian Media Group, owner of the Brit…
Organizers of the Slamdance Film Festival have announced the call for entries for next year's fest. Entries must be submitted between Oct. 15 and Nov. 12.
MovieFone Inc. has tapped Jay Mattlin, former director of news audience research at NBC, to expand its own film research efforts.
Polly Anthony, 550 Records prexy, is in talks to assume a larger role within Sony Music Entertainment, including the appointment as president of sister-label Epic Records.
Actress Gail O'Grady has signed with International Creative Management, where she will be represented by Brian Mann and Ben Press. O'Grady was a three-time Emmy nominee for her role on “NYPD Blue.”…
Atlantis Releasing has bumped Marnie Sanderson to senior VP. Stepping up from her VP-G.M. slot, Sanderson will continue to be based in Toronto. She joined the Atlantis Communications subsid in 1989…
Warner Bros. has boosted creative exec Basil Iwanyk to vice president of production, moving him up from his post as production executive.
Dolby Laboratories has hired Bobby Pinkston as VP of exhibitor relations, the company announced Friday.