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.
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.
Juliet Bashore and Chris Walker, June 13, Maui, Hawaii. Bride’s an independent filmmaker; groom’s the topper of Modern Cartoons/Mr. Film. * * * Lori Jean Froeling and Theodore Edward Braun III, July…
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.
Peter Risafi has been tapped VP of creative services for Lifetime Television. Handling the management and guidance of the Lifetime creative services department’s writer-producers, designers and…
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.
J. David Jones, an accomplished aerial coordinator, second-unit director and stunt pilot, died July 14 of complications from lung cancer at his home in Redway. He was 61.
Fax machines were working overtime this past week as copies of an Aug. 3 Sunday London Times profile of the William Morris Agency's Arnold Rifkin (complete with full-page photo) was the talk of the…
Satcaster Primestar on Wednesday announced its senior management team to run the company pending its restructuring as publicly traded Primestar Inc.
Sylvester (Vec) Russo has been promoted to controller for King World Prods.
Talk about a quick turnaround. After four weeks at Endeavor, Darren Star has done an about-face and returned to ICM, the agency that previously represented him.