ShowEast will fete Viane

29-year industryite will get kudos at event's closing gala

Disney distrib topper Chuck Viane has been named to received the Show “E” Award at ShowEast 2002 for his many career industry accomplishments.

Viane, a 16-year vet at Mouse House’s Buena Vista Pictures Distribution and 29-year industryite, will be feted at an awards gala set to close the annual exhib trade show Oct. 12. ShowEast kicks off Oct. 9 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Florida.

The Show “E” Award is given annually to an industry executive, “singling out his achievements and accomplishments and outstanding dedication and commitment to the betterment of the motion picture experience,” organizers noted. Past recipients have included Sony’s Jeff Blake, Paramount’s Wayne Lewellen, 20th Century Fox’s Bruce Snyder and Regal Entertainment’s Mike Campbell.

During his long Mouse tenure, Viane has broken numerous industry records and reps the only distrib to hit the $1 billion-gross plateau in six years. In 1999, he was named prexy at Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, with 12 releases since grossing in excess of $100 million.

Prior to joining Buena Vista in 1986, Viane was veep and head film buyer for General Cinemas.

More Film

  • 'Billionaire Boys Club' Review

    Film Review: 'Billionaire Boys Club'

    Disney distrib topper Chuck Viane has been named to received the Show “E” Award at ShowEast 2002 for his many career industry accomplishments. Viane, a 16-year vet at Mouse House’s Buena Vista Pictures Distribution and 29-year industryite, will be feted at an awards gala set to close the annual exhib trade show Oct. 12. ShowEast […]

  • Crazy Rich Asians

    'Crazy Rich Asians' to Top 'The Meg's' Second Weekend

    Disney distrib topper Chuck Viane has been named to received the Show “E” Award at ShowEast 2002 for his many career industry accomplishments. Viane, a 16-year vet at Mouse House’s Buena Vista Pictures Distribution and 29-year industryite, will be feted at an awards gala set to close the annual exhib trade show Oct. 12. ShowEast […]

  • Running for Grace

    Film Review: 'Running for Grace'

    Disney distrib topper Chuck Viane has been named to received the Show “E” Award at ShowEast 2002 for his many career industry accomplishments. Viane, a 16-year vet at Mouse House’s Buena Vista Pictures Distribution and 29-year industryite, will be feted at an awards gala set to close the annual exhib trade show Oct. 12. ShowEast […]

  • Love 1. Dog Review

    Sarajevo Film Review: ‘Love 1. Dog’

    Disney distrib topper Chuck Viane has been named to received the Show “E” Award at ShowEast 2002 for his many career industry accomplishments. Viane, a 16-year vet at Mouse House’s Buena Vista Pictures Distribution and 29-year industryite, will be feted at an awards gala set to close the annual exhib trade show Oct. 12. ShowEast […]

  • Jeffrey Katzenberg

    Jeffrey Katzenberg on Oscars' New Popular Film Category Controversy

    Disney distrib topper Chuck Viane has been named to received the Show “E” Award at ShowEast 2002 for his many career industry accomplishments. Viane, a 16-year vet at Mouse House’s Buena Vista Pictures Distribution and 29-year industryite, will be feted at an awards gala set to close the annual exhib trade show Oct. 12. ShowEast […]

  • Most-Anticipated Fall Movies 2018: 'A Star

    Fall Movie Preview 2018: 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born,' 'Halloween'

    Disney distrib topper Chuck Viane has been named to received the Show “E” Award at ShowEast 2002 for his many career industry accomplishments. Viane, a 16-year vet at Mouse House’s Buena Vista Pictures Distribution and 29-year industryite, will be feted at an awards gala set to close the annual exhib trade show Oct. 12. ShowEast […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content