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January 14, 1991 | NINA J. EASTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ending weeks of speculation, Sony's Columbia Pictures Entertainment has selected former Paramount Pictures Co-President Sidney M. Ganis as an executive vice president, industry sources said. Although Ganis declined to comment about any new position, sources said his responsibilities will include forging the company's public image and helping to plan such special projects as the proposed Sonyland theme park. He will report directly to Columbia Co-Chairmen Peter Guber and Jon Peters.
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January 14, 1991 | NINA J. EASTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ending weeks of speculation, Sony's Columbia Pictures Entertainment has selected former Paramount Pictures Co-President Sidney M. Ganis as an executive vice president, industry sources said. Although Ganis declined to comment about any new position, sources said his responsibilities will include forging the company's public image and helping to plan such special projects as the proposed Sonyland theme park. He will report directly to Columbia Co-Chairmen Peter Guber and Jon Peters.
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November 22, 1988 | NINA J. EASTON, Times Staff Writer
Paramount Pictures' top film production executive, Ned Tanen, has stepped aside, making way for two senior officials--Sidney Ganis and Barry London--to run the studio's movie operations jointly. Ganis and London both will hold the title of president of the Motion Picture Group, reporting to Frank G. Mancuso, Paramount's chairman and chief executive.
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September 25, 1990 | NINA J. EASTON and MICHAEL CIEPLY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
David Kirkpatrick, a onetime screenwriter who moved into the executive ranks, appears to be next in line for the co-presidency of Paramount Pictures, a high-profile post that Sidney Ganis is expected to vacate soon. Ganis and studio Chairman Frank Mancuso have been negotiating Ganis' exit for more than a week, according to a source at the studio.
BUSINESS
September 25, 1990 | NINA J. EASTON and MICHAEL CIEPLY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
David Kirkpatrick, a onetime screenwriter who moved into the executive ranks, appears to be next in line for the co-presidency of Paramount Pictures, a high-profile post that Sidney Ganis is expected to vacate soon. Ganis and studio Chairman Frank Mancuso have been negotiating Ganis' exit for more than a week, according to a source at the studio.
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September 25, 1990 | NINA J. EASTON and MICHAEL CIEPLY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
David Kirkpatrick, a onetime screenwriter who moved into the executive ranks, appears to be next in line for the co-presidency of Paramount Pictures, a high-profile post that Sidney Ganis is expected to vacate soon. Ganis and studio Chairman Frank Mancuso have been negotiating Ganis' exit for more than a week, according to a source at the studio.
BUSINESS
September 11, 1990 | MICHAEL CIEPLY and NINA J. EASTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The promotional posters for Paramount Pictures' next movie, "Funny About Love," feature a big clock and the words: "Tick, tick, tick . . ." It's supposed to be the sound of Gene Wilder's body clock. But Hollywood is abuzz with speculation that time is also running out for Paramount's troubled lineup of film executives.
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July 21, 1992 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Academy Reps: Branches of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have elected 12 representatives to the academy's board of governors. Two first-timers, actor Roddy McDowall and cinematographer Allen Daviau, will join the board. Producer Richard Zanuck and Sidney Ganis (public relations) are returning after some time off. Incumbents returning include studio executive Frank G. Mancuso, director Arthur Hiller, lyricist Alan Bergman and writer Fay Kanin. Governors serve three-year terms.
BUSINESS
September 25, 1990 | NINA J. EASTON and MICHAEL CIEPLY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
David Kirkpatrick, a onetime screenwriter who moved into the executive ranks, appears to be next in line for the co-presidency of Paramount Pictures, a high-profile post that Sidney Ganis is expected to vacate soon. Ganis and studio Chairman Frank Mancuso have been negotiating Ganis' exit for more than a week, according to a source at the studio.
BUSINESS
September 11, 1990 | MICHAEL CIEPLY and NINA J. EASTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The promotional posters for Paramount Pictures' next movie, "Funny About Love," feature a big clock and the words: "Tick, tick, tick . . ." It's supposed to be the sound of Gene Wilder's body clock. But Hollywood is abuzz with speculation that time is also running out for Paramount's troubled lineup of film executives.
BUSINESS
November 22, 1988 | NINA J. EASTON, Times Staff Writer
Paramount Pictures' top film production executive, Ned Tanen, has stepped aside, making way for two senior officials--Sidney Ganis and Barry London--to run the studio's movie operations jointly. Ganis and London both will hold the title of president of the Motion Picture Group, reporting to Frank G. Mancuso, Paramount's chairman and chief executive.
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