The Venice Film Festival is forging ties with China's Golden Rooster and Full Blossom Film Festival, which combines a fest with China's main film awards.
While "Ratatouille" got gobbled up in Germany this weekend, European B.O. remained mostly anemic in a mixed-fare frame, which saw "Michael Clayton" and "Eastern Promises" open on top in Italy and…
Italian prosecutors brought new charges that would include Silvio Berlusconi in the ongoing Milan trial probing multimillion-dollar Hollywood movie rights purchased by his Mediaset TV empire.
Italian actress Giovanna Mezzogiorno has joined the cast of Wim Wenders' "The Palermo Shooting," which has just started shooting in the Sicilian city.
The Italian and Brazilian film industries are launching a joint film fund to strengthen their budding moviemaking bond.
Tarak Ben Ammar is making moves to become a prominent Italo film player. The Franco-Tunisian film producer and dealmaker -- topper of Paris-based Quinta Communications and board member of the…
A slew of countries have unveiled their submissions for the foreign-language Oscar race ahead of Monday's closing date.
The Rome Film Festival has announced its full lineup, which features a rich mix of quality crowdpleasers and more esoteric fare peppered with plenty of stars, including Robert Redford and Tom Cruise…
The Italian TV market is becoming more self-sufficient -- perhaps even incestuous -- following Mediaset's recent Endemol acquisition and RAI's tilt toward homegrown goods.
Giuseppe Tornatore's white slavery noir "The Unknown" has been designated as Italy's Oscar foreign-language submission.
Expanding Italo publisher Gruppo De Agostini, which snapped up Gallic TV production powerhouse Marathon recently, is now eying local drama stable Taodue in a move that could shake up Italy's TV…