Metrolight Studios has appointed James Wheelock as head of production. He will report to Jim Kristoff, Metrolight president. Wheelock was co-founder and visual effects producer for Fleet Street…
Bill Aiken, an MTV Networks TV producer, died at his home in New Jersey on Sept. 30 after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 34.
Writer and story editor David Scott Richardson died of AIDS on Sept. 29 in Los Angeles at 30.
Eastman Kodak Co. has announced the appointment of Henri-Dominique Petit as general manager of its Motion Picture and Television Imaging unit in Hollywood. Petit will take the post Dec. 1.
Director/choreographer Victor Anthony Wilmes died Oct. 1 at his home in Santa Monica of complications from AIDS. Known professionally as Victor Valentine, he was 40.
Lisa Dunn-Dern and Dixon Q. Dern, a girl, Chelsea Rae, Sept. 20, St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica.
The 25th edition of the Sitges Fantasy Fest wrapped here last night with Belgian pic "C'est Arrive Pres de Chez Vous" being awarded the prize for best film.
Joel Rose, former longtime Paramount publicist, died September 13 at the age of 77.
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.
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.