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…
The Rome Film Festival is being hit by a draconian funding slash set to shrink its formerly robust $24 million budget to a maximum of $15 million, in a move that rekindles questions about the future…
Making a global play, Italo movie portal Play4film is looking to lure Middle Eastern movie buffs, having closed a 500-pic package deal with Cairo-based Arab Digital Alliance, the latest in its slew…
A bowdlerized "Brokeback Mountain" aired by pubcaster RAI has drawn fire from Italo gay-rights activists, who claim sex was clipped from the gay oater due to homophobic censorship.
Has Silvio Berlusconi crossed swords with Rupert Murdoch by suddenly slapping a tax on News Corp's Sky Italia paybox?
In Italy, where Hollywood currently commands a solid 60% share of the box office, Silvio Berlusconi's Medusa Film is the top distributor for 2008.
A film featuring Seattle student and murder suspect Amanda Knox reciting Shakespeare in the Italian jail where she is awaiting trial is sparking a furor and an international media feeding frenzy.
Italo helmer Gianni Amelio will replace Nanni Moretti as topper of the Turin Film Festival in a move that consolidates the status of the small but prominent pic event.
Forest Whitaker, Samuel L. Jackson, Sidney Lumet and producers Ryan Kavanaugh and Lawrence Bender are among the sizeable American contingent set to disembark on the Italian island of Capri for the…
Turin is looking to lure more European and Hollywood productions with a mammoth new filmmaking service facility called Cineporto, touted as the largest of its type in Europe.
Nanni Moretti has resigned as artistic director of the Turin Film Festival, prompting speculation that another big-name Italo helmer may take over as chief of the small but prominent international…
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