Sony Pictures is pumping up its presence in the technology arena, formally hiring Adam Grosser as vice president for New Media for its New Technologies division.
Eastman Kodak climbed steadily on Wall St. yesterday on news that it had a new chief financial officer. The film and camera giant saw its shares gain almost 8% in value, or $ 3.25, to close at $ 45.
John Birt, the BBC's controversial new director-general, unveiled the first major appointments of his regime yesterday, along with substantial changes in the way the pubcaster does business.
As expected, Paul Friedman has been elevated to executive VP at ABC News, replacing Stephen Weiswasser, senior VP of Capital Cities/ABC, who had been serving as the No. 2 exec in the news division…
Monte Adcock has joined New Line Distribution as assistant western division manager.
George Minami Jr., dancer, choreographer and instructor, died Dec. 28 of an aneurism and heart failure at Saint Rose Hospital in Hayward, Calif. He was 53.
Christina Faye Andrews and Robert Johnston Jennings, Aug. 15, L.A. Bride's a senior account executive for The Spindler Organization, an L.A.-based public relations agency.
Cineville Inc. has hired former New Line director of creative affairs Nancy Moss as VP of production and development and former Columbia TriStar Intl. director of operations Frank Evers as senior…