"Gomorra," Italian helmer Matteo Garrone's Neapolitan Mafia drama that unspools in the Cannes competish Sunday could have posed a potential life-threatening problem for Garrone and producer Domenico…
Buyers for Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox and Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset are the ones who will be traveling from Italy to the L.A. Screenings with the heartiest appetites.
The Rome Film Festival may have political clouds hovering over its future, but smallscreen sister event the Rome Fiction Festival is gearing up for a second edition with a new topper, an $11.5…
The Locarno Film Festival and Variety are launching the Variety Piazza Grande Award to be bestowed on the pic combining artistic merit and commercial appeal among those preeming on the Swiss fest's…
Italo helmer Matteo Garrone's Neapolitan crimer "Gomorra" has sold to Optimum for the U.K. and Prokino for Germany and Austria, ahead of its Cannes competish bow.
The Rome Film Festival will celebrate Brazilian cinema this year and kick off in style with a lavish carnival-like event in the city's huge Piazza Navona being prepared by multi-tasking musician Arto…
The Turin fest is launching a year-round film lab to foster first and second works with E1 million ($1.54 million) and the cachet of Sundance Institute's Alesia Weston on its board.
Italy's Medusa Cinema has acquired Italian rights to Gallic megahit "Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis" (Welcome to the Sticks), the laffer's first big continental European sale for Pathe Distribution.
Italian producer Fulvio Lucisano stands as testimony that there is really just one type of movie: a good one.
Fulvio Lucisano likes to joke that throughout his entire career Italian cinema has "always been in a crisis."
Italian auteur Ermanno Olmi will receive the Golden Lion for lifetime achievement from the Venice Film Festival, celebrating his longstanding rapport with the Lido.