Dominant Italo commercial broadcaster Mediaset posted a sharp drop in net profit of E145.1 million ($185.1 million) for the first quarter of 2006, down from $253.4 million a year earlier, due to…
The Venice Film Festival has enlisted producer Paula Wagner to head the jury awarding its Lion of the Future prize for first-time filmmakers, while Teutonic helmer Philip Groening will be jury chief…
Roberto Rossellini centennial celebrations kicked off in Italy on Monday, which would have been his 100th birthday, when a piazza in the neorealist helmer's seaside home of Ladispoli was named after…
Pablofilm, Italy's sole truly independent production/distribution stable, is shuttering because it can no longer compete against the media duopoly of pubcaster RAI and Silvio Berlusconi's Mediasest.
Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italy's prime minister on Tuesday, ending the billionaire TV tycoon-turned-politician's five-year stint at the country's helm, a period that saw his Mediaset empire…
Italy's media watchdog, the Communications Authority, has fined pubcaster RAI e14.3 million ($17.9 million) for appointing a topper who once sat on the authority's board -- a conflict of interest…
Silvio Berlusconi is reluctantly exiting the prime minister's office after losing Italy's national elections. But will "Bye Bye Berlusconi!" ever play Italian cinemas?
Helmer Nanni Moretti's Cannes-bound anti-Silvio Berlusconi dramedy "The Caiman" snapped up six statuettes -- including picture, director and producer -- at Italy's 50th David di Donatello film awards…
Silvio Berlusconi has officially lost Italy's general election, ending the billionaire TV tycoon-turned-politician's five-year tenure as the country's leader. The Italian supreme court on Wednesday…
Italy, which has at least 2.4 million immigrants who account for 4% of the population, lags behind most of Western Europe in terms of integrating ethnic minorities in the media.