BeeTV, a personalized, electronic multiplatform programming guide that touts itself as a new way to watch television, has pulled down $8 million from Italian venture capital fund Innogest.
Lionsgate's "Mad Men," Gallic family comedy "Desperate Parents" and Blighty docudrama "The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall" were the big winners at the 49th Monte Carlo TV Festival, which wrapped…
The Locarno Film Festival has secured the international bow of hot Japanese anime pic "Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai," as a key component of its "Manga Impact" sidebar celebrating Japanese…
Giuseppe Tornatore's lavish Sicilian epic "Baaria" will open the Venice Film Festival's upcoming 66th edition, marking the first time in two decades the Lido has kicked off with an Italian film.
Silvio Berlusconi's popularity is sliding in Italy, where a sex scandal has affected the media mogul and prime minister's results in the European Union election.
The Taormina Film Festival has upped the Hollywood quotient for its 55th edition, which will see studio pics including "The Hangover" and "Ghost of Girlfriends Past" launch in Italy this summer on…
Mired in a sex scandal, Italo Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is blaming negative coverage about him in British newspaper the Times on his rivalry with Times' owner Rupert Murdoch.
The Locarno Film Festival will fete Gallic producer Martine Marignac with its Raimondo Rezzonico nod, given annually to a producer who epitomizes the indie ethos.
As Silvio Berlusconi comes under mounting media scrutiny for allegedly dallying with a teenage girl, Italy's Carabinieri paramilitary police have confiscated the computer of an Italian news…
Roberto Benigni will make his U.S. stage debut with "Tutto Dante" (Everything About Dante), a one-man show in which the Italo multihyphenate recites and expounds on verse from Dante Alighieri's…
Bestselling Brazilian scribe Paulo Coelho is brewing pics with a witch and an alchemist on the Croisette.