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.
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 has irately withdrawn from Italy's motion picture association, Anica, in protest over the org's shifting criteria in assigning an annual top local distrib nod.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…