Polygram Filmed Entertainment has promoted Sally Caplan to VP, worldwide acquisitions, in addition to her existing job as director of business affairs and theatrical acquisitions for PFE and Polygram…
Bryan Grant, who was responsible for setting up "The General" as a four-hour miniseries for TNT, has been upped to director of development for Trilogy Entertainment Group's feature division, the…
Michael Flatley, the popular Irish dancer heralded as the "Lord of the Dance," has left ICM and has signed with Creative Artists Agency where he will be repped in all areas --- including film, TV…
Disney Interactive has sifted through the sizable Disney domain and elevated two executives, Jan Smith and Steve Finney, as senior veepee, worldwide operations, and VP-CFO, respectively.
Elaine May has left Creative Artists Agency and signed with the William Morris Agency. May had previously been a client of former CAA agent Jay Moloney.
Canadian film director Jean-Claude Lauzon died Sunday Aug. 10 in a plane crash in northern Quebec, along with his girlfriend, popular Quebec TV thesp Marie-Soleil Tougas. He was 43.
Claire Citron, sister of Emmy-winning director Arthur Allan Seidelman, died Wednesday Aug. 6 at her home in Los Angeles following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 67.
Linda Stirling Nibley, an actress during the 1940s who later served as an educator for 27 years, died July 20 of cancer at her home in Studio City. She was 75.
ABC has promoted Joseph J. Kreder to VP of national TV sales. In his new post, Kreder will oversee East Coast national advertising sales efforts for ABC's 10 O&Os.
Mark Halacy has been named VP, human resources development, and Jeremy Eskenazi has been named director, work force planning and strategic staffing, for Universal Pictures.
NBC has tapped Turner Broadcasting System veteran Daniel B. Lovinger for the newly created position of vice president, international sales.