Cuban toons will be celebrated at Italy's 13th Cartoons on the Bay TV animation fest.
Italian director Salvatore Samperi whose mix of sex and social satire blasted Italy's bourgeoisie and sometimes scored big locally, as with 1973's smash erotic hit "Malizia" (Malicious), died…
Italo Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset is entering the IPTV arena by pacting with Telecom Italia to launch premium content on the telco's Alice Home TV.
Oscar snub? Who cares? While some crix decried the omission of Italy's "Gomorrah" in this season's foreign-language category, Matteo Garrone's naturalistic Mafia pic has quietly been doing boffo biz…
Ang Lee will head the main jury of the 66th Venice Film Festival.
"Banker to the Poor," the best-selling autobiography of Nobel prize-winner Muhammad Yunus who devised the system of microcredit loans for the poor, is being adapted into a film boasting a "Slumdog…
Twentieth Century Fox has launched its first Internet TV service, using Italy as a testing ground.
Vittorio Storaro, the Oscar-winning Italo cinematographer of "Reds," "Apocalypse Now" and "The Last Emperor" fame, is tackling a task taller than his usual d.p. assignments: lighting the facade of…
Six trendy teenage fairies collectively called the Winx, created by Italo animation mogul Iginio Straffi, have been busy fluttering their wings over the past four years bewitching millions of tween…
Oreste Lionello, a popular TV comic and movie dubber known in Italy as the "voice" of Woody Allen -- whose quirks he captured to spot-on effect -- and who also dubbed Jerry Lewis, Gene Wilder, and…
Hot Thai martial arts blockbuster "Ong Bak 2" will have its European bow at Italy's 11th Udine Far East Fest, where the accent will be on the Thai action pic phenom.