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Rosenman Will Head Brillstein / Grey's Film Division

July 13, 1993

Brillstein/Grey Entertainment, the production/management firm now riding high with the HBO comedy hit "The Larry Sanders Show," starring client Garry Shandling, is about to boost its film production in a major way.

The company, headed by Bernie Brill-stein and Brad Grey, is hiring veteran producer Howard Rosenman to head its film division. Rosenman, co-president of Sandy Gallin's and Dolly Parton's Sandollar Productions, produced the hit film "Father of the Bride." He starts Sept. 21 at Brillstein/Grey after his contract with Sandollar expires.

Brillstein/Grey believes it can comfortably produce three to four pictures a year, Grey said.

The company has a lucrative production and distribution deal with Columbia Pictures that gives Columbia first-look rights to film projects. "We're at a place now where we want to get aggressive in the movie business," Grey said.

In addition to film and television production, Brillstein/Grey manages such clients as Shandling, actor Brad Pitt and actress Elizabeth Perkins, and comics Mike Myers and Dana Carvey.

Multimedia

Stephen Carbone has joined Creative Artists Agency, where he will specialize in multimedia product endorsements, interactive and direct television marketing and music events. Carbone comes to CAA from International Creative Management, where he headed the worldwide commercial division.

Film

Columbia TriStar Film Distributors International named Duncan Clark executive president of international marketing. Clark will develop international marketing campaigns for releases from Columbia and Tristar, which are both owned by Culver city-based Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Music

Bob Baker was named vice president of credit and collections for Polygram Group Distribution. Baker previously was director of credit collections for Sony Music Distribution.

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