Italo media mogul-turned-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi made international headlines recently when he slammed local pics and TV dramas about the Mafia, calling them an "ugly trend" that gives Italy…
Italian screenwriter Tonino Guerra, a frequent collaborator of Michelangelo Antonioni, Federico Fellini and Francesco Rosi, among other late local maestros, will be celebrated with a lifetime…
Richard Linklater and Sally Potter are among high-profile helmers recruited for jury duty by the Babelgum Online Film Festival dedicated to professionally produced short films, held in tandem this…
Venice Film Festival topper Marco Mueller is beaming about "The Hurt Locker."
Influential American animator Don Bluth will be feted by Italy's 14th Cartoons on the Bay TV toons fest with its Pulcinella Award for lifetime achievement.
Will Italy pave the way for a global censorship backlash against Google and, by extension, Internet freedom around the planet?
Leading Italo production shingle Cattleya is thinking bigger one year after U's Focus Features Intl. took a 20% stake. The Rome-based shingle is now looking to expand its reach into the international…
Italy's top talkshow hosts are up in arms after the Silvio Berlusconi government pulled the plug on political yakkers on pubcaster RAI ahead of key regional elections this month.
The clash between Silvio Berlusconi and Italian prosecutors seeking to bring the Italo prime minister and media mogul to justice on charges of financial misdealings deepened on Monday, when a Milan…
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a reprieve from his legal woes on Thursday when Italy's Supreme Court threw out a case against British lawyer David Mills who had been convicted of taking a bribe…
Italian exhibitors have backed down in their standoff with Disney over the release of Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland."