Bernardo Bertolucci, Gabriele Muccino, Gianni Amelio, and Gabriele Salvatores are among 123 Italian helmers demanding to have their say in the appointment of RAI's new movie czar via an open letter…
Rome mayor Walter Veltroni jetted to Los Angeles last week on an official visit that had more to do with film fest power plays than municipal diplomacy.
Italy's highest criminal court has ruled that Silvio Berlusconi will face a retrial in a corruption case, marking the ninth trial the former prime minister and Mediaset owner will stand on charges of…
In what is being touted as Opus Dei's answer to "The Da Vinci Code" Italy's Lux Vide and Opus Dei are developing a theatrical biopic about Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, the onetime secretive…
"After five nominations, with great tranquillity and peace of mind, I had given up on it," admits Ennio Morricone, only the second composer in Oscar history to receive an honorary Academy Award.
Admissions across the European Union rose an average 3.4% in 2006 to a total 907 million tickets sold in 24 territories, according to EU movie data entity Media Salles.
It's official: the Venice Film Festival will get its new E90 million ($117 million) Palazzo del Cinema. That's the word from Italian Culture Minister Francesco Rutelli who said an agreement for the…
Silvio Berlusconi's Milan home and offices of the former Italian premier's Mediaset TV empire and of Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox were among targets of a terrorist group considered an offshoot…
Veteran Italian casting agent Beatrice Kruger is launching E-talenta, a multi-language directory that aims to become the first major pan-European casting service by profiling actors from 25 European…
It's official: The Venice Film Festival will get a new Palazzo del Cinema. That's the word from Italian Culture Minister Francesco Rutelli, who said an agreement for new Lido digs will be inked in…