Italian actress Giovanna Mezzogiorno has joined the cast of Wim Wenders' "The Palermo Shooting," which has just started shooting in the Sicilian city.
The Italian and Brazilian film industries are launching a joint film fund to strengthen their budding moviemaking bond.
Tarak Ben Ammar is making moves to become a prominent Italo film player. The Franco-Tunisian film producer and dealmaker -- topper of Paris-based Quinta Communications and board member of the…
A slew of countries have unveiled their submissions for the foreign-language Oscar race ahead of Monday's closing date.
The Rome Film Festival has announced its full lineup, which features a rich mix of quality crowdpleasers and more esoteric fare peppered with plenty of stars, including Robert Redford and Tom Cruise…
The Italian TV market is becoming more self-sufficient -- perhaps even incestuous -- following Mediaset's recent Endemol acquisition and RAI's tilt toward homegrown goods.
Giuseppe Tornatore's white slavery noir "The Unknown" has been designated as Italy's Oscar foreign-language submission.
Expanding Italo publisher Gruppo De Agostini, which snapped up Gallic TV production powerhouse Marathon recently, is now eying local drama stable Taodue in a move that could shake up Italy's TV…
Italy is becoming Hollywood's laboratory for launching international pay TV channels.
Political influence at RAI is again wreaking havoc in Italy where Prime Minister Romano Prodi's center-left bloc Thursday beat by a single vote an opposition move to oust its appointee from the…
The Rome Film Festival has announced a slew of high-caliber guests -- including Sophia Loren, Jane Fonda, Terrence Malick, Francis Ford Coppola and Bernardo Bertolucci -- who will hold onstage…
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