The Ischia Global Film & Music Fest has recruited a robust lineup of international talent and industry heavyweights for the informal extravaganza on the Italo isle.
Italo auteur Gianni Amelio will shoot an adaptation of celebrated Israeli author A.B. Yehoshua's "Friendly Fire," a novel set in Tel Aviv and in Tanzania that interweaves contempo life in Israel and…
Famed Italian region Tuscany has joined the growing ranks of Italo hot spots looking to lure to film productions with incentives.
In the wake of the recent earthquake, 56 popular local artists and musicians recorded a six-minute song to raise reconstruction funds. The uplifting collaboration, titled "Domani 21/4/09," features…
Silvio Berlusconi's Medusa Cinema is poised to become Italy's largest exhibitor by acquiring the country's Warner Village Cinemas loop in a long-gestating deal now close to being finalized.
Dario Argento's new slasher pic "Giallo" has racked up sales to a slew of territories following its Cannes market preem.
Sony's "Angels and Demons" got off to a celestial start in Italy.
Brazilian scribe Paulo Coelho is coming to Cannes to tubthump 'The Experimental Witch'
Endemol chief operating officer Marco Bassetti has rescinded his bid to buy the film library of Vittorio Cecchi Gori, in a move that could allow Italy's once mighty movie mogul to hold on to one of…
France and Italy, Europe's bastions of national filmmaking pride, have long fought Hollywood's presence on their movie screens with dogged protectionism. Now both countries are busy breaking those…
In Italy, the recessionary ad-spend drop is prompting terrestrial broadcasters to drastically slash their already modest movie buying. Shrinking TV revenue is very bad news for smaller local players.