David Liddiment, program director of Granada TV, has become the latest big name from the commercial TV sector to be poached by the BBC.
Tara Crocitto has been upped to veepee in charge of developmentfor the Stan Winston Studio, where she has been a production coordinator since 1990. Crocitto will locate and develop creative projects…
In the latest round of executive hirings at Permut Presentations, Christopher Eisenberg has been named the company's newest development VP and Lisa Alden has been designated director of development.
ESPN has hired Harold Anderson, programming chief of pay TV operator Sky Entertainment in New Zealand, to set up its Asian service.
Francis Bouygues, self-made construction millionaire, former TF1 president and founder of major French film studio CIBY 2000, died of a heart attack Saturday in St. Malo.
With Frank Mancuso in, chairman Alan Ladd Jr. and possibly his team heading for the exit, and a massive $ 400 million line of credit from Credit Lyonnais in the offing, MGM/UA seems poised to rise…
Silicon Valley came to Hollywood Friday, as Intl. Creative Management hosted a morninglong presentation that brought together seven of the top multimedia designers with moviemaking talent.
Antonio J. Romero has been named chief executive of NewLeaf Entertainment, the joint venture between Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. and IBM Corp. Romero, a 16-year veteran of IBM, most recently as…
Peter Moore, a former foreign sales rep for Vestron Pictures Intl., died July 19 of unreported causes in Los Angeles.
Paul Sharits, 50, filmmaker and installation artist known for his experimental approach to cinema, died July 15 in Buffalo of natural causes. Born in Denver in 1943, Sharits began experimenting with…