Warner Bros. Italia prexy Paolo Ferrari has a two-year mandate to head Italy's motion picture body Anica, which will undergo a radical restructuring.
Italy's cash-strapped film industry is on cloud nine about Cristina Comencini's incest-themed drama "Don't Tell" nabbing a foreign Oscar nom.
The Berlinale will screen 10 pics in the Italian city of Turin, less than two weeks after the Teutonic fest wraps. The first Berlinale in Turin initiative will unspool in the Cinema Massimo theater…
Rome Mayor Walter Veltroni and organizers of Cinema Festa Internazionale di Roma officially unveiled Italy's new film event on Thursday, underscoring that it's not competing against the Venice fest…
Italo film critic Fabio Ferzetti is the new topper of Venice Days, the Venice Film Festival's 2-year-old offshoot that's modeled on Cannes' Directors' Fortnight. Ferzetti will replace Giorgio…
Roman Catholic group Opus Dei, demonized in the Dan Brown bestseller "The Da Vinci Code," won't take legal action against the distributor of the Cannes opener.
Content from Italo pubcaster RAI is set to air in China, while China Central Television will become the first foreign web to secure an Italian digital terrestrial license in an agreement being inked…
Disappointing Hollywood blockbusters are the main reason for a 7.3% drop in admissions in 2005 at the Italian box office, according to a report released on Tuesday by Italo entertainment trade org…
With 10 nominations, Michele Placido's "Romanzo Criminale" (Criminal Novel) is the top contender for Italy's Nastri D'Argento (Silver Ribbons), the country's oldest film nods.
"Souls of Naples" is traveling from New York to Naples, Italy. After playing Off Broadway at the Duke last year, the Theater for a New Audience production of Eduardo de Filippo's tragicomedy in an…
The battle for Italian fest supremacy is heating up. The city of Venice has taken the first step toward securing private financing for a new Palazzo del Cinema for the Venice Film Festival. The…