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…
William Friedkin has inconveniently pulled out of directing "An Inconvenient Truth" at Milan's La Scala opera house.
Is Federico Fellini's legacy cherished more by Hollywood than it is by Italy? An exhibition titled "Fellini's Book of Dreams," just opened at Academy headquarters in Beverly Hills. And in Rome, Rob…
Venice Film Festival topper Marco Mueller will serve jury duty at Lisbon's IndieLisboa, Portugal's increasingly prominent film festival.
In a watershed Italian IPTV pact, RAI Cinema and broadband operator Fastweb have inked an on-demand deal that includes firstrun rights to Hollywood blockbusters "Sex and the City" and "Mr. and Mrs…