Paul Haggis will be emcee at the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest, which will run July 11-18 on the Italian isle.
Danny Huston will star in "Playoff," a multilanguage drama based on the true tale of Israeli basketball coach Ralph Klein, a Holocaust survivor who took up an offer to coach the West German national…
Italy is hopping on the 3D bandwagon with a pair of titles from two of its most exported directors: horror maestro Dario Argento and soft-porn helmer Tinto Brass.
Arclight Films has taken international sales on Al Pacino starrer "King Lear," to be helmed by Michael Radford, set for a shoot next spring in the U.K.
BIM Distribuzione, the Italo arthouse distrib that will release the lion's share of Cannes competish titles in Italy, is going local, branching out into co-production of Italian movies.
When Italian standup-comic-turned-director Sabina Guzzanti strolls down the red carpet this evening for "Draquila - Italy Trembles," which criticizes Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's handling of…
RAI Cinema, Italy's leading financier of quality pics, is breaking new ground by backing several innovative comedies alongside works by established auteurs like Daniele Luchetti, whose "Our Life"…
Pic is a Manhattan-set coming-of-age tale.
Italian producer Elda Ferri ("Life Is Beautiful") has teamed up with Brit producer John Heyman's World Prods. to co-produce "Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You," a Manhattan-set coming-of-age…
The Venice Film Festival has tapped Iranian artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat to head the jury of its recently revamped Horizons section, which is dedicated to new trends in world cinema.
The Locarno Film Festival is beefing up its budding market side by offering special industry screenings and confabs for buyers and sellers during its upcoming 63rd edition.