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…
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.