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…
A&E has upped Michael Cascio to VP of programming from VP of documentary programming. In the new post, Cascio will develop and implement the network's overall programming strategy as well as continue…
In the first step toward a restructuring of Universal TV's comedy development department, the studio known for its distinctive dramas has tapped Disney TV veteran David Kissinger to lead the effort…
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…
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.
Jean S. Gingerich, a retired mobile auditor for the film industry, died July 22 of natural causes in Orange County. She was 77.
Arista Records has tapped Matthew Walden its West Coast senior veep and given the Fox studio exec a mandate to increase the label's ties to film and TV studios.