November 19, 1997 |
Sony Pictures Entertainment promoted Bob Wynne to the position of co-president, formalizing his role in assuming day-to-day control of the Culver City-based studio's operations. Wynne, 55, remains corporate operations chief and continues to report to studio chief John Calley, the studio said. Jeff Sagansky, the other co-president, is in charge of worldwide TV, international business and strategic planning.
January 11, 1997 |
Dennis Miller, one of the Sony's top television officials, resigned Friday after a two-year run as executive vice president of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Miller was left without a portfolio after a recent management restructuring at Sony brought in John Calley as president and chief operating officer and Jeff Sagansky as co-president. Sagansky, the former president of CBS Entertainment, oversees the television operation, making Miller's position duplicative.
February 10, 1994 |
President Named at Sony Unit: Benjamin S. Feingold has been promoted to the post at Columbia TriStar Home Video, a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment. He will direct TriStar Home Video's global operations and work with Mel Harris, Sony's television group president, to expand the home video and packaged media businesses.
April 11, 2004 |
Former counterterrorism advisor Richard Clarke's best-selling book may be a movie. Sony Pictures Entertainment has bought the film rights to "Against All Enemies," Sony Vice Chairwoman Amy Pascal said. In the book, Clarke, a counterterrorism advisor to the last three presidents, charges that the Bush administration gave Iraq priority above Al Qaeda before and after the Sept. 11 attacks.
July 16, 2003 |
Spurred by the success of the Oscar-nominated "The Crime of Father Amaro," Sony Pictures Entertainment has launched a local language production office in Mexico City named Columbia Pictures Producciones Mexico, S.A. Gabriel Ripstein, formerly of the Mexican production company Altavista Films and its distribution company, Nuvision, has been named director of creative affairs in the new office.