Bob Thompson has been upped to executive VP for Fox Sports Net from his previous post of senior VP for rights acquisitions and regional network operations at the network.
Motion picture producer Jerry Gershwin, whose film credits included "Harper" and "Where Eagles Dare," died Sept. 17 of leukemia in Los Angeles. He was 71.
Michael Zoumas has been named VP of motion picture production for Avenue Pictures, company prexy/CEO Cary Brokaw has announced.
Longtime CAA agent Todd Smith has ankled the tenpercentery and joined Atlas Entertainment as a partner with Dawn Steel, Charles Roven and Robert Cavallo.
Independent film distribber Cinepix Film Properties has promoted Tom Ortenberg to vice president and general sales manager and has named Jennifer Morgerman director of publicity.
In yet another shift at Ciby 2000, Michel Derbesse, managing director of the Bouygues Group --- which owns the production company --- has been named chairman of the Ciby 2000 supervisory board.
The WB Network has upped four execs in its programming department.
Eva Kiss and Johnny Babcock, July 4, Las Vegas. Bride’s an executive assistant in the feature legal department of Warner Bros.; groom’s a flexographic printer in the music industry. * * * Regina…
Olivia Cohen-Cutler has been named VP of business affairs for Walt Disney Television. She will be involved in all aspects of biz affairs for the network TV division, including negotiation of overall…
The two Barrys --- Sonnenfeld and Josephson --- have rounded out their Disney-based staff with the creative production hires of senior exec Lisa Ellzey and junior execs Bill Melton and Valerie…