Driven by a desire to be faithful to the film's source material, Sony Pictures and helmer Ryan Murphy decamped to Campania in September so they could shoot Julia Roberts eating a pizza in famed…
In 1963, Jean-Luc Godard chose Capri as the place to shoot his now recently restored Brigitte Bardot starrer "Contempt," in which the Italo isle was the mythical backdrop for a fictional "Odyssey"…
When it comes to film, Italy's Campania has a lot going for it.
Beleagured Italian movie mogul Vittorio Cecchi Gori is attempting a comeback from Hollywood by tapping brand recovery expert Niels Juul as temporary CEO of Los Angeles-based Cecchi Gori Pictures.
Italy's Udine Far East Fest, the prominent European showcase for Asian cinema, has kicked off its Ties That Bind workshop/mart, which aims to become a prime bridgehead between producers from Asia and…
Singaporean helmer Eric Khoo will head the jury of the 63rd Locarno Film Festival, the first edition of the Swiss fest under new artistic director Olivier Pere.
While the world's film community continues to protest the detention of Iranian auteur Jafar Panahi, another helmer from Iran traveled to Italy's recent Cartoons on the Bay festival to unveil a sneak…
The battle between Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset TV and Rupert Murdoch's Italo satcaster Sky Italia is heating up in the countdown to an imminent European Commission decision on allowing News Corp…
Italy is ramping up antipiracy efforts thanks to a landmark ruling that, while falling short of demands that Italo telecos identify persistent pirates, will force Internet providers to be more…
Italy's film industry is embarking on a mission to forge closer ties with China, following the success of Italo romantic crimer "Night Bus," now set to unspool on a massive 2,000 Chinese screens.