RAI Cinema director Carlo Macchitella has resigned after being implicated in the fraud probe into Hollywood content deals done by Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset TV empire.
The Locarno Film Festival is going global with its Leopards of Tomorrow, transforming the section dedicated to short and midlength films by debut filmmakers into a single international competition.
Italian gay rights advocacy groups are up in arms against RAI after the popular host of gameshow "Affari Tuoi," the local version of "Deal or No Deal," revealed he had been asked whether he was gay…
Silvio Berlusconi made Italian headlines over the weekend when the feisty former premier named a likely political successor and announced plans for a massive demonstration against a proposed media…
Italo film buffs are so happy Nanni Moretti is back as topper of the Turin Film Festival that they're starting to compare the helmer and his small cutting-edge fest to Robert Redford and Sundance.
U.S. imports "Blood Diamond" and "Dreamgirls," both propelled by Oscar buzz, begin their assault on the European box office this weekend. In Gaul and Italy, the pair face tough opposition from local…
Nanni Moretti debuted as Turin Film Festival topper on Thursday claiming he has no intention of entering in competition with Venice or Rome and vowing to preserve the rigorously indie spirit of the…
Nanni Moretti is back on board as topper of the Turin Film Festival. Italian helmer abruptly ankled the post in December, just two days after being appointed, claiming a power struggle would have…
Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset has taken legal action against Italy's soccer league, claiming there has been a depreciation in value of TV rights following a game-rigging scandal.
Italy's honorary Academy Award winner, Ennio Morricone, will be feted by the Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion & Food Festival, which runs Feb. 18-24 in L.A.
Italo helmer Saverio Costanzo's "Private" followup "In Memory of Myself" (In Memoria di Me) has been acquired for world sales by Paris-based Scalpel Films, the company set up by Pierre Menahem, a…