The Locarno Film Festival has unveiled its lineup, which sees 10 world preems launching on the Swiss lakeside fest's Piazza Grande, following opener "500 Days of Summer," and a slew of potential…
The 7th Ischia Global Film and Music Festival kicked off Sunday with tributes to Sting, Andrea Bocelli, helmer Francesca Archibugi and producer Riccardo Tozzi, followed by a latenight gala dinner…
BBC miniseries "Burn Up" and Teutonic pubcaster ARD's "Buddenbrooks" were the big winners at the third Rome Fiction Festival for TV content on Saturday.
Even at the heavyweight G-8 summit, there's nothing like a bit of star power to focus attention. While climate change and inclusiveness were front and center as the confab of key world leaders got…
Giffoni, the Italian children's film fest that taps 2,800 kids from 40 countries as jurors, is rebranding itself Giffoni Experience. And the makeover is not merely cosmetic.
While Hollywood will be going to Giffoni in full force, there will be no lack of more esoteric international indie fare for young auds to discuss, vote on and digest as part of the Experience.
A key plank of Giffoni's expansion plan is the Giffoni Multimedia Valley, a complex comprising a large outdoor arena, new state-of-the art screening venues, a children's films cinematheque, a film…
Variety will partner with the Venice Biennale and Venezia News to produce a bilingual daily during the 66th Venice Film Festival, which runs Sept. 2-12.
The 66th Venice Film Festival will fete Italian comedy maestro Mario Monicelli with a screening of "La Grande guerra" (The Great War), his acclaimed tragicomic pacifist pic, which took the 1959…
Hollywood upped its share of the Italian movie market by more than 7% in the first half of this year to a hefty 65% of grosses, worth a whopping $292 million.
Italian pubcaster RAI has come under fire for ignoring the mounting sex scandal faced by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.