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.
Forest Whitaker, Samuel L. Jackson, Sidney Lumet and producers Ryan Kavanaugh and Lawrence Bender are among the sizeable American contingent set to disembark on the Italian island of Capri for the…
Turin is looking to lure more European and Hollywood productions with a mammoth new filmmaking service facility called Cineporto, touted as the largest of its type in Europe.
Nanni Moretti has resigned as artistic director of the Turin Film Festival, prompting speculation that another big-name Italo helmer may take over as chief of the small but prominent international…
Tensions between Rupert Murdoch and Silvio Berlusconi have reached fever pitch in Italy.
"Tony Manero," Chilean helmer Pablo Larrain's offbeat portrayal of a Santiago low-lifer obsessed with John Travolta's character in "Saturday Night Fever," was the big winner at the 26th Turin Film…
Universal Pictures Intl. has irately withdrawn from Italy's motion picture association, Anica, in protest over the org's shifting criteria in assigning an annual top local distrib nod.
Helmer Gabriele Muccino will return to his Italian roots after a Hollywood stint with a sequel to his breakout hit "L'Ultimo Bacio" (The Last Kiss), for which the original ensemble cast has been…
Hollywood is reaping bigger returns at the Italian box office, commanding a 60% share of admissions worth $391 million in grosses this year.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is honoring late Italo helmer Federico Fellini and the 50th anniversary of his film "La Dolce Vita" with an exhibition titled "Fellini Oniricon -- The…
Will Ennio Morricone score "Bastards"? The Italian composer says he has accepted Quentin Tarantino's offer to write the music for "Inglorious Bastards" -- but may not be able to cover all the needed…