The first deals to come out of the inaugural RomeFilmFest's Business Street mart surfaced Wednesday, with Adriana Chiesa Enterprises inking a slew of sales pacts for Giuseppe Tornatore's "The…
Georgian-born French director-writer Gela Babluani will shoot a U.S. remake of thriller "13 Tzameti," which was released Stateside by Palm Pictures earlier this year. English-language remake of the…
Red carpets and parties at the RomeFilmFest were cancelled on Tuesday following a morning rush-hour subway collision in central Rome that left at least one dead and some 60 injured.
The inaugural RomeFilmFest kicked off with plenty of star power provided by Sean Connery, Nicole Kidman, Monica Bellucci, Leonardo DiCaprio and Richard Gere, as loads of local film buffs flocked to…
Politically passionate Italo helmer Gillo Pontecorvo, whose realistic re-construction of urban clashes between Algerian nationalists and French troops, "The Battle of Algiers," became a…
The curtain finally rises on the RomeFilmFest today, starting with a protracted Sean Connery celebration prior to fest opener "Fur," amid hopes that a high-profile shindig in the local film-industry…
Efforts are under way for Rome and Lazio, the region that surrounds the Italo capital, to host a new high-profile international television festival, with aspirations to become a European version of…
True to its self-definition that it is a "festa" -- a party -- rather than another conventional film festival, the RomeFilmFest has assembled a rich mix of populist pics and more eclectic fare…
Industryites across Europe -- not just Italians -- weren't so pleased when the mighty American Film Market blitzkrieged Mifed's fall calendar slot and bumped off the old Milan mart.