There is still no conflict-of-interest law in place to prevent Silvio Berlusconi, or any other media mogul, from running the country while still controlling vital and influential media assets.
Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox is moving into local fiction production with three Italo skeins in various stages, including "Quo Vadis Baby," based on the eponymous feature by helmer Gabriele…
A Milan prosecutor has requested a five-year prison sentence for Silvio Berlusconi in a corruption case that saw the former Italo prime minister acquitted in 2004. He is now being retried on appeal.
Tapping into the current epic battle craze, The History Channel is launching a "Great Battles of Rome" vidgame, its first international console game, which will hit European outlets in May.
Tim Burton will receive the Golden Lion for career achievement from the Venice Film Festival, which will also honor the helmer with a Tim Burton Day.
In its first European outing "Death of a President" opened to moribund biz in Italy where distrib Lucky Red parlayed media attention for the mockumentary into a TV sale to Italo web La 7.
Italian TV is being forced to clean up its act as regulators ban late night soft porn in a move that marks the end of an era. The Communications Authority has issued a permanent ban outlawing soft…
Los Angeles-based Endgame Entertainment has joined the $32 million film fund being launched by Italy's Piedmont Film Commission as a mixed private and public enterprise.
The Milan trial that sees Silvio Berlusconi and British lawyer David Mills accused of corruption in connection with a web of offshore companies at the former prime minister's Mediaset broadcaster got…
In its first European outing "Death of a President" is triggering turmoil in Italy where about 30% of the mockumentary's bookings have been pulled ahead of its March 16 release, just as many of the…