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.
Feeling the entrepreneurial tug, David Friendly is leaving his post as prexy of Davis Entertainment to form his own production banner, Friendly Prods., with an exclusive three-year deal with Fox 2000.
Veteran producer David Picker has been named president of Hallmark Entertainment Prods. Worldwide, in what sources see as a major expansion of the Hallmark brand into theatrical motion pictures.
Morgan Creek Prods. has expanded the duties of two new execs, as chairman and CEO James Robinson moves to revamp his Warner Bros.-based company in the wake of the departure of vice chairman and chief…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has upped Simon Barsky to senior VP and general counsel of the MPAA and its international arm, the Motion Picture Assn.
Trevor Walton is ankling his post today as senior VP of longform programming at Fox Broadcasting Co. to take a job as president of Citadel Entertainment.
Suzanne Scwartz and Harlan Baum. May 25, Montecito. Bride’s assistant, media relations for HBO; groom’s non-pro.
Lisa Helfrich-Jackson and Mark Jackson, a boy, Daniel Barrett Jackson, June 12, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Mother’s a coordinating producer for “Everybody Loves Raymond”; father’s a…
British Sky Broadcasting has appointed Bruce Steinberg as its director of movies and pay-per-view. This newly created post makes Steinberg responsible for BSkyB's three premium film channels and for…
Universal TV senior vice president of comedy development Maria Grasso has joined Warner Bros. TV in the same position.