Gary Essert, 54, who founded and ran both the Los Angeles International Film Exposition and the American Cinematheque, died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles of complications from AIDS.
Donald B. Levy is leaving his post as executive director of production publicity for Paramount Pictures to return to unit publicity and, he hopes, eventually realize his ambitions to be a producer.
Warner Bros. veteran Robert Heffner has retired from his position as southern district manager after 40 years of service.
Thomas P. Harbeck has been named senior vice president of marketing for the TBS Superstation, a new post.
Allen Wallace, dance producer and former publicist for the Lewitzky Dance Company and the Dance Gallery in Los Angeles, died Dec. 12 of complications due to AIDS. He was 39.
The Rev. Raymond K. Riebs, rector emeritus of St. Michael and All Angels' Church in Studio City and the first chaplain at the Motion Picture Country Home, died Nov. 28 after 20 years of suffering…
Hilary Estey has been uppedfrom director to VP of development for Telepictures Prods. In her new role, Estey, a former researcher with Lorimar Telepictures, will supervise the company's firstrun…
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Eden Cemetery, Mission Hills, for Louis Goldberg, longtime comptroller and head of the accounting department at the William Morris Agency, who died Dec. 13…
Claudia Lewis has been appointed to the newly created position of VP of production at Addis Wechsler, the management/production company headed by Keith Addis and Nick Wechsler.
Philipp C. Jung, a set designer for theater, opera and dance productions, died Dec. 10 at age 43. Jung died at General Hospital in San Luis Obispo, where he had lived the past two years while…