October Films has hired Sarah Eaton as vice president of publicity and promotions, filling the vacancy created earlier this month when Nancy Bannister ankled to join Paramount Pictures.
The writing/directing team of Jeff Price and Peter Seaman have joined ICM, where they will be represented by Barbara Dreyfus, Rosalie Swedlin and Jim Wiatt. Price & Seaman — who have a first-look…
Chinese Television Network, which was taken over by a Taiwanese media conglomerate in March, has finalized its management team, naming Lin Kwok Hang general manager.
The Palm Springs Intl. Short Film Festival runs Aug. 6-10, kicking off with a gala screening at the Annen-berg Theatre and a post-screening party with live music at Taqueria. Tix are available…
Former production exec Jon Cornick has joined Gallin/Morey Associates as a manager in the motion pic-ture and TV divisions.
Barbara Stroum, a former vice president at Marquee Enterprises and owner/founder of White Rose, two prominent concert promotion companies, died July 18 of heart failure in Los Angeles. She was 51.
Ernie Brown, a television and feature character actor, died July 14 of natural causes at Kaiser Permanante Hospital in Panorama City. He was 86.
Nan Morales has been promoted to vice president, feature production management, for Paramount's Mo-tion Picture Group.
Edward Lasker, a film producer in the late 1940s who served as counsel to the law firm of Rogers & Wells and also functioned as a director of Philip Morris Cos. from 1961 until his retirement in…
Kim Harbin has been named vice president of publicity for Buena Vista Television, succeeding Laurel Whitcomb, who has segued to a newly created veepee PR post within Walt Disney TV Animation.