The 28th annual Chicago Intl. Film Festival opens today with a gala tribute to two-time Oscar-winner Jack Lemmon, who will receive the fest's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Gramercy Pictures has hired MGM's senior VP of marketing Claudia Gray as its new senior VP of publicity--the first key executive hire since the distribution company formed five months ago. Gray's…
Funeral services for Temptations co-founder Eddie Kendrick will be held at noon tomorrow in Birmingham, Ala.
Richard K. Glover was named senior vice president of ESPN Enterprises, the all-sports cable unit of Capital Cities/ABC Inc., effective Nov. 9. Glover, whose position is newly created, had been senior…
Trans Atlantic Entertainment has promoted Rena Ronson to senior vice president of international distribution.
Elissa Greer has joined New Line Cinema as director of field publicity and promotion, replacing veepee of field publicity and promotions Alan Amman, who left the company in August.
It's not unusual for studio headsto gush undue praise on executive appointments. But the case of Joe Hyams appears to be different.
Roger and Alanna Kabler, a boy, Travis Cody Fearing-Kabler, Sept. 5, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Father's star of NBC's "Rhythm & Blues." Mother is a legit director.
Marilyn Louise Schindler and David Carren, Aug. 30, Santa Monica. Bride is non-pro.
Paragon Entertainment has spirited deputy program director Carol Reynolds away from pubcaster CBC in a move designed to bolster the Toronto company's international co-production activity from its…