The Rome Film Festival has tapped Italian producer Roberto Cicutto to head its budding movie mart and upped film journo Piera Detassis to artistic director.
Italo pubcaster RAI plans to pump a hefty $400 million into local TV skeins this year despite its shrinking ad revenues and less than hoped for license fee coin, which means less money for Hollywood…
Italy's Cosa Nostra bosses are getting some face time on Facebook. And the country's anti-Mafia orgs are angry.
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Silvio Berlusconi's year has had a somewhat inauspicious start. Momentum is gathering behind an opposition move to lift the immunity from prosecution that shields the Italo media mogul and premier…
Endemol's "Deal or No Deal" is sparking a furor in Italy where a feisty consumer advocacy group is claiming the hugely popular game show is rigged and is taking legal action in an attempt to have it…
As Matteo Garrone's "Gomorrah" gains kudos and global converts to the anti-Mafia cause, Italy continues to spawn new ways to recount its age-old mob problem.
Hollywood pics prevailed at the crowded European pre-holiday box office, where "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" outperformed big local titles bowing in Italy, Germany, and France, while Clint Eastwood's…
The European Commission has approved Italy's eagerly awaited film production incentives, paving the way for tax breaks amounting to up to 25% of a film's budget for local, but also U.S. and other…
As U.S. actors threaten a strike, Italo TV star Luca Barbareschi has been fighting to work for free.
Hollywood openers contend with a multitude of strong local Christmas titles in a packed pre-holiday frame at the European box office.
It takes an island, in winter. In a year that has seen Hollywood's heft dwindle at the Venice and Rome fests, the uniquely intimate shindig known as Capri, Hollywood, now in its 13th edition, is…