For those who missed the recent festivities on the French Riviera, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will celebrate the 50th Cannes Film Festival in Los Angeles from June 17 to July 5.
Featuring a heavy concentration of U.S. indie features as well as a special tribute to Britain's Channel Four Television, the S.F. Intl. Lesbian & Gay Film Festival announced its 21st annual program…
New Line Cinema has upped Mark Kaufman to VP, music/business affairs. Kaufman, who joined the company in 1992, will oversee the music licensing department and negotiate score soundtrack deals for New…
ICM's Michael Black, who has been a talent agent for the past 24 years, is leaving the percentery biz to become a manager in a joint venture with Suzanne de Passe. Black, who has represented Tommy…
Talent and lit agency Paradigm has sued one of its former agents for allegedly copying client files and soliciting Paradigm clients to follow him to the Gersh Agency.
The Pacific coast resort of Acapulco will host a new black film festival June 24-29.
Bruce Boro has been tapped senior VP, international, for Chicago-based program distributor MediaVentures Intl.
Harlan Bratcher has been promoted to senior VP and general manager for Sony Plaza. In his new position, Bratcher will oversee day-to-day operations at the New York entertainment site, including the…
New Line Cinema's senior vice president of marketing, Christina Kounelias, has been named senior VP of publicity and public relations at Fox Broadcasting Co.
Spelling Entertainment Group Inc. named exec veepee Peter Bachmann president, formalizing Bachmann's role in the day-to-day management of the company. Spelling is 75% owned by Viacom Inc.