Walt Disney Studios names new president
The Walt Disney Co. named Daniel Battsek president of Miramax
films Monday, immediately placing him in charge of building a new
executive team and building a new line-up of Miramax films.
Battsek will work with co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein, and
as of Oct. 1, will take over all operations for Miramax Films
including creative, acquisitions, productions, distribution,
marketing and publicity.
Previously, Battsek was executive vice president and managing
director of distribution and production for Buena Vista International
Burbank Chamber mixer Thursday
The Burbank Chamber of Commerce is looking to cool off for its
Co-hosted by the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, attendants can
walk away with a cool cash prize of $450. The event will be held from
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center's
Hope Conference Center, 501 S. Buena Vista St.
Admission is $10 for members and $15 for non-members, and payment
can be made at the door. For more information, call (818) 846-3111.