Benson H. (Ben) Begun, a longtime business affairs and legal executive in the entertainment industry, died Sept. 8 in New York City from complications due to leukemia. He was 64.
Polygram Music Group has upped Danny Goldberg to the new post of chairman of Mercury Group, where he will have oversight for a contingent of record labels including Mercury, Motown, Verve, London…
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.
Dennis Adomaitis has been promoted to exec VP of international operations of Warners Bros. Studio Stores.
The champagne was flowing Sunday night at "Entertainment Tonight's" post-Emmy bash at Twin Palms restaurant in Pasadena.
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.”…