Eric Ashworth, a former partner with the literary agency, Donadio & Ashworth, died July 20 at his home in New York of AIDS complications. He was 39.
Veteran international marketing doyenne Diana Hawkins has landed at Sony Pictures Entertainment, serving as the studio's London-based international creative affairs veepee.
Harold Spina, founder of the publishing companies Spina and Argyle Music, and creator of the film studio Telefilm, died July 18 at his home of congestive heart failure. He was 91.
Bill Pollock, a veteran entertainment writer-reporter and former critic for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, died June 20 in Hollywood of heart failure. He was 65 years old.
Charles Nelson, a publicist who most recently helped set up Disney's Hercules Electrical Light Parade in Gotham, has been upped to VP of publicity for the East Coast for Buena Vista Pictures…
"The Hanging Garden," a feature film debut for Nova Scotia director Thom Fitzgerald, will open the Perspective Canada program Sept. 5 at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Jack Sekely, a former film editor who spent many years working for the Walt Disney Studios, died in his sleep July 5 in his Del Mar home. He reportedly died of natural causes. He was 65.
Jon Spector has been named vice president of production at Columbia TriStar TV, reporting to Ed Lammi, executive VP of production.
Rob Gruen, who has been with Warner Bros.' retail business development for two years, has been upped to executive VP of worldwide marketing and retail business development.
Largo Entertainment has upped Kathrine Bates to manager of acquisitions. Bates, who joined Largo in 1989, moves up from her story editor slot. * * * Scott Weinstein has been upped to development…
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