Gov't reups generous incentives that add to appeal of locations
The Mediterranean isle of Malta, offering some of Europe's most alluring incentives and the world's largest marine filming tanks, has long been a hotspot for Hollywood tentpoles such as, most…
Italy's motion picture association ANICA has appointed as its new chief Riccardo Tozzi, who is president of prominent Rome shingle Cattleya, in which Universal holds a stake.
Bernardo Bertolucci's previously announced new pic ''Io e Te'' (Me and You) is going forward, with firm plans for a 3D shoot to start by year's end on the coming-of-age drama about an adolescent boy…
Odeon and UCI Cinemas, which is Europe's largest exhibition chain, is further expanding its European footprint by upping its presence in Spain and Italy.
Sony Pictures Releasing is bowing out of the Italian distribution market, having formed a strategic distribution deal with Warner Bros. International, which will release its product in Italy.
The Venice Film Festival will celebrate Al Pacino, who will bow his "Wilde Salome" on the Lido, and be honored with the fest's Jaeger-Le Coultre Glory to the Filmmaker award.
The Locarno Film Festival's Open Doors co-production mart, which focuses on Indian auteur cinema this year, has selected its 12 participating projects.
Select list of international offerings at the Cannes Market
Darren Aronofsky will head the jury of the 68th Venice Film Festival.
Italo helmer Silvio Soldini, who is among Italy's most exported auteurs, will shoot "Il Comandante e la Cicogna" (The Commander and the Stork), a surreal laffer in the vein of his hit "Bread and…