The mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni -- known as a multitasker as well as a film aficionado -- will soon be absorbed into the movie world via a celluloid adaptation of his novel Senza Patricio." Pic…
Freshly bankrolled Italo distributor Moviemax is heading for the Market with an appetite for product to fuel its ambitions to become a local player.
Helmer Michele Placido's gangster epic "Romanzo criminale" (Criminal Novel) was the big winner at Italy's Nastri D'Argento (Silver Ribbons) on Tuesday, scooping five awards, including director…
Adriana Chiesa has stepped down as topper of Italian film promotion body AIP FilmItalia to protest Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's draconian cuts in arts funding.
Arudimentary concoction of soccer fever and tamely trashy tropes, "Really SSSupercool: Chapter Two" is the sequel to a 1983 hit centered on three fans of different teams, all played by burly popular…
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…