First-time Italo helmer Aureliano Amadei's is winner of the fest's first official nod.
Ticket sales and the number of journos attending Venice are up this year, which is no small feat, considering the poor global economy.
Greek cinema continues its burst of creativity, despite turmoil caused by the country's financial crisis, as attested by its strong presence on the Lido.
France's Funny Balloons has sold Pablo Larrain's Venice competition player "Post Mortem" to Archibald Films in Italy.
Italy's turbulent history -- both past and present -- made big waves on the Lido Tuesday, as helmer Mario Martone's 19th century-set drama "We Believed," about the revolutionary turmoil that led to…
About half of the 357 movies produced in Italy between 2006 and 2008 have travelled outside country.
Michele Placido says he has Fox Intl. Prods. to thank for getting crimer off ground.
Two generations of Swedish female talent swept onto the Lido Sunday.
Oriana Fallaci, the late, great Italian journalist, is getting the cinematic treatment.
Lucky Red has acquired Italian rights to Middle East-set drama "Incendies."
Italy's autonomous Trentino Alto-Adige region is looking to lure productions.