The Rome Film Festival has bowed to pressure from Italy's film community over its contentiously close dates with Venice by pushing its sked back to Oct. 22-31.
Mediaset is launching three digital terrestrial pay TV channels in Italy in a move that will place the Silvio Berlusconi-controlled web in direct competition with Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia.
Marco Mueller has been reappointed topper of the Venice Film Festival for four years in a move that affords the Lido stability and bolsters its status while its infrastructure undergoes a makeover.
Italo horror-meister Dario Argento will shoot "Giallo," an English-language homage to the genre that made him a cult helmer, with Vincent Gallo, and Argento's daughter Asia Argento attached to star.
Italy's 2007 sell-through homevid market was worth $600 million, up 2.1% from 2006.
The Rome Film Festival's decision to shift its start date to Oct. 2 from its customary mid-October slot is sparking molto mayhem in Italy's film community.
Italy's first interracial romancer "Bianco e nero" (Black and White) has stirred a charged polemic over product placement policies by Italo fashion labels.
French sales company Celluloid Dreams has taken international sales outside Italy on Italian helmer Marco Bellocchio's upcoming drama "Vincere."
Werner Herzog is being homaged by Italy's National Film Museum in Turin with his first complete retro meticulously assembled by the top Italo film institution, which is restoring 35 titles among the…
Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset is eyeing e-commerce company Gruppo Dmail, a growing electronics and home goods retailer worth some $100 million.
Helmer Bernardo Bertolucci will receive a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, joining a highly select set of Italian artists — including Rudolf Valentino, Anna Magnani, Arturo Toscanini, Enrico Caruso…