November 2002
Film Journal International;Nov2002, Vol. 105 Issue 11, p6
Presents an update on the motion picture industry as of November 2002. Changes in the management structure of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Resignation of Paul Oneile, chairman and chief executive officer of United International Pictures; Profit growth posted by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. for the third quarter of 2002.


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