While Italian scripted content quadrupled in volume over the past 15 years, and as ratings for local skeins soared, the level of originality and overall quality failed to follow suit. That, however…
The Rome Fiction Fest, now approaching its third edition, serves the vital purpose of injecting innovation into Italy's growing TV production industry.
The Rome Fiction Fest will fete Kenneth Branagh with a lifetime achievement award.
For Italian TV producers, the Rome Fiction Fest is becoming the road leading to international markets.
Italian pubcaster RAI has come under a barrage of fire for ignoring the mounting sex scandal faced by prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, which now involves allegations that the media mogul turned…
The Locarno Film Festival has pacted with Europa Distribution, the wide network of indie Euro distribs that acts both as a driver for the European film biz and as a distribution platform for global…
Emboldened by Italy's new tax credits, Italian film commissions are banding together in a concerted effort to make the country a bigger hot spot for international shoots, while striving to co-produce…
The European preem of Fox Searchlight's hot romancer "500 Days of Summer" will open the Locarno Film Festival's 62nd edition, which has also announced a trio of other titles.
Kenneth Branagh will be feted with a lifetime achievement award by the Rome Fiction Fest, the Eternal City's TV extravaganza that is forging close ties to Blighty and Hollywood.
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's first state visit to Italy has prompted a cinematic detente of sorts.
As a man-made "replicant" in sci-fi classic "Blade Runner," Rutger Hauer has a memorable speech that begins with the line: "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe."