Former Turin Film Festival director Stefano Della Casa is set to become topper of Italy's Film Commission Torino Piemonte from which he plans to launch a regional film fund looking to lure foreign…
Eagle Pictures is on a Berlin buying spree, having swooped down on Summit's thriller "Adrift" and closed on a nestful of high-profile pics from New Line. These latter include Jan de Bon's "Meg,"…
Canadian helmer Jeremy Podeswa ("The Five Senses") is set to shoot "Fugitive Pieces," a Holocaust drama being touted as the first official Canadian-Greek co-pro by its co-producer Takis Veremis, of…
The skewing of elections in Iraq by U.S. army and U.N. forces, the mysterious realities of Iranian life, personal reflections in Tel Aviv triggered by a terrorist attack. These are just some of the…
It's not going to sink. That's the latest word from the lagoon as Venice fest toppers confirmed they have the moolah to stay well afloat -- despite draconian Italo government arts funding cuts.
Adriana Chiesa, who recently resigned as topper of cash-strapped Italo promo org AIP Filmitalia, is at the Market in uber-sales agent mode -- and she's betting on Giuseppe Tornatore's dark tale "La…
"Bye Bye Berlusconi!," the cheeky Panorama black comedy directed by Germany's Jan Henrik Stahlberg may never get distribution in Italy -- the country clearly where it would make the biggest splash.
Roberto Benigni's "The Tiger and the Snow" will not be getting a U.S. release via Bauer Martinez Studios -- despite a deal announced with much fanfare at AFM last year.
Italian media magnate and Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's network Rete 4 was slapped with a e150,000 ($179,700) fine Thursday for violating a media law guaranteeing equal air time to candidates in…
The mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni -- known as a multitasker as well as a film aficionado -- will soon be absorbed into the movie world via a celluloid adaptation of his novel Senza Patricio." Pic…
Freshly bankrolled Italo distributor Moviemax is heading for the Market with an appetite for product to fuel its ambitions to become a local player.