June 23, 1987
Lyndsey A. Posner has been promoted to executive vice president-worldwide business affairs for Burbank-based Columbia Pictures, a division of Columbia Pictures Industries Inc., which is a unit of Coca-Cola Co. Also, Dennis Greene has joined the Feature Group at Columbia Pictures as vice president.
August 21, 2013 |
Movies starring Vanessa Hudgens, Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner have begun filming in Los Angeles, adding some celebrity sizzle to brisk feature film activity this quarter. Sony's Columbia Pictures has started production on "The Kitchen Sink," a movie starring Hudgens ("Sucker Punch" and "High School Musical") about teens who face an army of aliens with help from a group of vampires and zombies. The 37-day shoot already has included several nights at Van Nuys High School, a warehouse in the city of Bell, Temple City's City Hall building and an old armory in Santa Clarita that was converted into a "zombie town," location manager Wes Hagan said Tuesday.
April 25, 1989
William Loper has been named senior vice president-advertising at Columbia Pictures, Burbank. Loper previously was senior vice president-advertising at MGM Pictures.
December 4, 1987 |
Dismissal notices have been sent to some top- and middle-level Columbia Pictures executives as the studio trims its staff in preparation for a merger with Tri-Star Pictures at the first of the year. There was no official word Thursday on how many of the Burbank studio's executives were dismissed. However, one report indicated that at least 50 people were let go. Among those leaving Columbia are Fred Bernstein, president of worldwide production; Stanley G.