More than three decades after Italy weathered its terrorism-plagued "Years of Lead," cameras are rolling on the country's first film based on a leftist guerrilla's memoir, with hot Italo thesp…
RAI Trade and prominent Italo producer Fulvio Lucisano have inked a volume deal under which the sales arm of pubcaster RAI will handle world sales on 120 titles from Lucisano's IIF shingle, including…
Italo auteur Gianni Amelio's adaptation of Albert Camus' last novel "The First Man" is set to start shooting by April in North Africa and France with Gallic stars Jacques Gamblin and Denis Podalydes…
The Venice Film Festival's Venice Days sidebar has tapped prominent Italo industryite Giorgio Gosetti as artistic topper.
In a substantial digital deal inked at the European Film Market in Berlin, free Internet TV platform Babelgum has pacted with London-based digital distribbery Content Republic to release jointly…
Following a protracted gestation, Los Angeles-based Endgame Entertainment and Italy's Piedmont Film Commission have launched Film Investment Piedmont (FIP), a mixed private/public company looking to…
These are early days for digital distribution in Italy, but something is starting to percolate, as evidenced by Oliver Stone's "W." The George Bush biopic recently marked a first by becoming…
Rupert Murdoch and Silvio Berlusconi are beginning to play hardball in Italy's rapidly evolving TV landscape where the once-friendly media moguls are battling for control in the digital age.
"Twilight" sequel "New Moon" has landed its first overseas sale, to Italy, where the Chris Weitz-helmed vampire romancer is partly set.
The Babelgum Online Film Festival is kicking off its second edition with more than 600 professionally produced short films viewable via both fixed and mobile broadband.
Italy's movie market is proving relatively recession-proof with a slight 4% box office slump in 2008 following a banner 2007, which means buyers are going into the European Film Market on an upbeat…