Jay H. Troulman, a CPA who specialized in the entertainment industry for over 40 years, died July 12 of unreported causes in Los Angeles. He was 66.
Leila Abraham Loria has been named this week head of Galaxy Brazil, which offers the leading direct-to-home service in the country, DirecTV. Loria will replace Jacques Wladimirski, who headed the…
Myrna (Toni) DeCandia, who worked for many years as an agent at the Baumann-Hiller Agency before opening her own management company, died June 18 in Los Angeles after a prolonged bout with cancer…
Henry Shinn has been tapped head of development for Axelrod/Widdoes Prods., which has an exclusive TV production pact with Universal.
No maps were needed to find the the premiere of Fox Searchlight's "Star Maps" last Wednesday. All you had to to do was follow the young, trendy types flocking to the Hollywood Mann's Chinese theater.
Birgitta Ljungberg Cosmatos, the renowned Swedish sculptress and wife of film director George Cosmatos, died July 7 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was…
Ann Matoian, mother of John Matoian, the president of HBO Pictures and HBO NYC Prods., died July 9 after a long battle with cancer. She was 79.
Sheila Robinson, an agent with Agency for the Performing Arts, died June 17 in Los Angeles following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 50.
Less glitz, more art, a raft of U.S. indies and an almost total dearth of big U.S. studio releases marks the lineup of the 54th Venice Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 27-Sept. 6), which was announced July…
Bruce D. Garen Jr., former director of sales for RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, died July 14 of complications resulting from AIDS. He was 39.