Jose Maria Mas, a 43-year-old lawyer who formerly was the secretary general of Spanish telco Telefonica, has been named president of Antena 3 TV, the highest-rated commercial station in Spain.
The world premiere of Jean-Jacques Annaud's "Seven Years in Tibet" will be the closing gala presentation of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 13, fest director Piers Handling told a news…
Paramount TV veteran Steve Madoff has been promoted to executive vice president of business and legal affairs for the studio's worldwide pay TV and video division.
Mann Theatres has named Sig Raulinaitis director of construction, overseeing the Encino-based circuit's aggressive theater-building program.
The Carsey-Werner Co. has promoted Courtney B. Conte to the newly created position of executive vice president of production.
Former CBS comedy vice president David Himelfarb has been named senior VP of network TV at Walt Disney TV, overseeing development and production of comedies and dramas at the studio.
Michelle and Scott Lautanen, a girl, Emma, July 7, Los Angeles. Mother is vice president of TV business affairs for 20th Century Fox Film Corporation; father's a director. * * * Diane Alancraig and…
Joanna Colbert, who aided in the casting of "Interview With the Vampire," among other pics, has been upped to VP of creative casting for Universal Pictures.
Stephen Surjik — who most recently helmed “Weapons of Mass Distraction” for HBO — has joined CAA, where he will be repped by agents Jim Lefkowitz, Ken Stovitz and John Levin. Surjik's other directing…
Sony Signatures' pic and TV division has named Gregory Copploe director of marketing services and special events. He'll primarily handle the company's activities in the trade show arena. * * *…