The upcoming Venice Film Festival is shaping up as a launching pad for plenty of U.S. kudos hopefuls, a strong European lineup and new works from big-name helmers including Steven Soderbergh, Michael…
Drastic funding cuts to the arts planned by the Silvio Berlusconi government prompted Italy's film community on Monday to stage a protest in front of parliament with some industryites threatening a…
Hollywood and Italo stars disembarked by the boatload at the 7th annual Ischia Film & Music Global Fest on the Southern Italo isle.
Accio papal blessing! Harry Potter has always had plenty of B.O. followers. He's just never counted the Vatican among them ... until now.
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…