German media heavyweight Bertelsmann AG announced Friday that Thomas Middelhoff, in charge of corporate development and multimedia, will replace Mark Woessner as chairman beginning next year.
Robert L. Hausfater, the founder of Roberts Record Distribution/Musical Isle, died May 28 of natural causes in St. Louis. He was 91.
Francis Richard Rose, a former child actor who appeared in silent films, died of heart failure May 21 at Northridge Hospital. His age was unreported.
Dorothy Buffum Chandler, Los Angeles philanthropist who lent her name to the large concert hall that serves as one of the anchors of the downtown Music Center, died Sunday. She was 96.
Michael F. Leone, a real estate developer and film producer whose production company, American Cinema Prods., grew into a $100 million publicly held company, died June 26 of amyotrophic lateral…
Robert G. Kane, screenwriter and TV comedy writer, died May 8 in Marina del Rey from multiple thoracic complications. He was 65.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences offers a six-week seminar on the art of animation. Sesh opens July 16 and runs Wednesday nights through Aug. 20 at the Academy Little Theater, 8949 Wilshire…
Twentieth Television has named Joey Carson to the newly created post of executive in charge of production.
Betsy Frank, for many years a top Madison Avenue network TV analyst whose predictions are given wide play in the press, has accepted an offer from MTV Networks to fill the newly created post of VP of…
French film major Gaumont has promoted Pierre-Ange Le Pogam to president of worldwide marketing and distribution. At the same time, Michel Schmidt, veteran president of international sales, is…