Insurer Entertainment Coalition has hired John Surabian Jr. as senior VP of claims, the company has announced.
Filmmaker Rob Cohen, who recently pacted to direct "New York Dive" for Fox 2000, has left United Talent Agency to sign with International Creative Management.
Keith Samples, who exited his post as CEO of Rysher Entertainment last month to concentrate on directing (Daily Variety, May 27), has signed with Creative Artists Agency.
Kamalbai Gokhle, the first Indian woman to act in an Indian movie, died in Pune City, India, on May 17 in the centenary year of Indian cinema. She was 97.
Iris Grossman, an adopted boy, Maxwell Whealer Grossman, March 24, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Mother's senior VP, talent and casting, for Turner Network Television, and president of Women in Film…
Nicholas Allen Draklich, the veteran video industry executive who was a key player in helping Nostalgia Merchant set up its distribution of video titles, died April 14 of cancer at his home in Los…
This year's National Spotlight Program at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival will focus on pics from the Balkans, fest organizers announced Wednesday.
John D. (Johnny) Benson, a veteran stuntman who upon retirement developed a new career as an assistant director and production manager, died April 16 of an undisclosed illness at Scripps Memorial…
Digital Domain has named former R/GA Digital Studios head of production Nancy Bernstein as executive producer, reporting to production president Ed Ulbrich.
H.C. Hernandez, who served in various executive capacities for several entertainment companies, died April 24 of cancer-related complications at USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 65.