Donna S. Isman, a producer for E! Entertainment Television, died July 11 in Los Angeles after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. She was 40.
Dorothy L. Wilde, who worked in numerous facets of the entertainment industry for many years, died of natural causes July 18 at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills. She was 77.
David Cavanagh has been tapped head of TV at multicultural and multilingual pubcaster SBS.
Hal Uchida, a deejay, ad-agency vet and freelance Hollywood photographer, died July 15 following a massive stroke. He was 67.
Tara Griggs-Magee has been upped to VP-G.M. at Verity Records. With Verity since January 1995, Griggs-Magee will be in charge of all A&R at the label, which recently absorbed all gospel artists from…
Independent filmmaker Irv Berwick, best known for his production of low-budget B movies for more than three decades, died June 29 of heart failure at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Panorama City. He…
Barton K. Boyd has been upped to chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Anne Osberg has been bumped up to prexy, Disney chairman Michael Eisner announced Monday.
Pics competing from the U.S. took the top prizes at the 27th Giffoni Intl. Film Festival, a showcase for family and children's films that wrapped July 27.
Frank Perry Stepherson, former VP and merchandise manager of Prop Services West, died July 15 of a brain tumor at his home in Morongo Valley. He was 50.
Gene Francis Warren Sr., an Academy Award-winning special-effects director, died in Burbank on July 17 after a long struggle with cancer. He was 80.