Umbriafiction, the RAI-sponsored international TV festival held each spring in the Umbrian hill towns of Perugia and Gubbio, has been transformed into an independent event called Italiafiction…
Several key foreign companies are bidding for an ownership stake in Poland's private TV web. License seekers include Time Warner Inc., Bertelsmann, Canal Plus, CLT and the Central European…
Not only does Italy have the worst homevideo piracy problem in Europe, its pirates are also the proudest.
Back from the brink of bankruptcy, Italy's pubcaster RAI faces a difficult year of cost cuts, potential labor disputes, a sluggish advertising market and talk of a web sell-off.
Silvio Berlusconi finally made his long-expected official entry into Italian national politics Monday when he announced that his nascent political party will team up with the Lombard League, forming…
RAI's radical reform plan unveiled last week concentrates power over the pubcaster's TV drama co-production and acquisitions structure in a new mega-department run by Andrea Melodia.
In a startling departure from previous policy, the Italian government is considering partial privatization of public broadcaster RAI as part of an emergency plan to save the indebted web from…
Bell Atlantic and Italian state-owned telco holding company Stet have joined forces to develop multimedia transmission services in Italy.
Despite persistent rumors that several production companies are on the verge of bankruptcy, the Italian film industry seems to be relatively stable. One indication: Eight Italian film producers have…
Italy's "The Great Pumpkin" and "The Scent of Green Papaya" from Vietnam have been submitted as nominees in the foreign-language section of the 1993 Academy Awards.
The 1950s architecture of the Fiera di Milano has always given a somewhat old-fashioned, even dated feel to the annual Mifed film mart held within its giant exhibition halls.