The Los Angeles-Italia Film Fashion and Art Fest will celebrate Italo auteur Marco Bellocchio, whose Fascist-era melodrama "Vincere" recently scored a National Society of Film Critics honor for…
Italian cinema is hotter than ever at the buoyant local box office, which in 2010 rose 17% to $947 million in grosses, with Hollywood still commanding a more than 60% share.
Crowdfunding via Internet is beginning to emerge as one source of complementary coin for specialty pics.
The Italian government has approved the country's tax incentives for film production through June 2011, in a lame move that provides the local industry with some relief, but still leaves producers…
Festivals and film organizations in Europe are rapidly rallying in support of jailed dissident Iranian helmer Jafar Panahi.
As Silvio Berlusconi pulled his Houdini-like escape from a political deathtrap Dec. 14, surviving a confidence vote in Italy's lower house, the connection between the country's premier and his…
Helmer Bernardo Bertolucci is preparing to return behind camera with an intimate coming-of-age drama based on best-selling short novel "Io e Te" by hot Italo author Niccolo Ammaniti, who will co-pen.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, whose media empire includes TV and film conglom Mediaset/Medusa, narrowly survived a confidence vote Tuesday in a tense political showdown that greatly…
Bernardo Bertolucci is being honored by the Museum of Modern Art and Italy's Cinecitta Luce with his first complete retro comprising freshly restored prints, unveiled Monday in New York with…
Message from one Neapolitan song lover to another: "Clean up your act."
Rome's Cinecitta Studios and FilmMaster, Italy's TV advertising and live events production group, have joined forces to compete globally in what execs called a "content factory" on Thursday.