Italy's national film entity, Istituto Luce, and Italo pubcaster RAI are merging their archives to create a library of historic clips and docus, which RAI's sales arm RAI Trade will sell…
Helmer Oliver Stone's "W." will open the 26th Turin Film Festival, a major coup for the respected Italo independent event headed by helmer-thesp Nanni Moretti.
A film about a bevy of lively ladies over 80 being catered to by a boyish middle-aged boozer is doing gangbuster biz at the Italo box office and becoming an international cause celebre.
Italo pubcaster RAI and Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's commercial broadcast group Mediaset are launching a free-to-air digital terrestrial platform to drive the switch from analog to digital TV…
Italo producer Vittorio Cecchi Gori was released from preventive custody on Tuesday after four months spent first behind bars and subsequently under house arrest on charges of fraudulent bankruptcy.
Pope Benedict XVI and Roberto Benigni kicked off a televised Bible-reading marathon Sunday night on Italo pubcaster RAI that's scheduled to last seven days and six nights and become the longest live…
Somebody still likes Spike Lee in Italy. Despite all the animosity stirred by his war drama "Miracle at St. Anna" -- which links Italian resistance fighters to a Nazi massacre in the pic's titular…
Italy is rapidly turning into a prominent content-providing territory, but that doesn't mean Italo broadcasters have less appetite for U.S. skeins and other foreign fare for the upcoming TV seasons.
Gil Rossellini, the independent producer, writer, and director who depicted his fight with a rare and devastating bacterial infection in the life-affirming "Kill Gil" series of documentaries, died…
The Locarno Film Festival and Italy's National Film Museum in Turin are teaming up on "Manga Impact" an extensive retro and exhibition dedicated to fostering a better understanding of the Japanese…
The third Rome Film Festival has announced its full lineup which, in the absence of high-profile preems from Hollywood, will focus more on international discoveries, Italo pics, and a potentially…
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