Striking a note of friendly competition, the Venice Film Festival and the nascent RomeFilmFest are collaborating on centennial tributes to Roberto Rossellini and Luchino Visconti and on a homage to…
A Milan court has indicted Silvio Berlusconi on charges of fraudulent bookkeeping and other financial wrongdoing involving Hollywood rights deals and an alleged slush fund at the former Italo prime…
It's official: David Lynch will receive the Golden Lion for career achievement from the Venice Intl. Film Festival, where his mystery "Inland Empire" will world preem Sept. 6, out-of-competition.
The Italo B.O. is up 16% for the first half of 2006, with a total 51 million tickets sold, according to figures released Wednesday. Grosses for the first six months totaled E301 million and saw U.S…
Driven by both local pics and Hollywood fare, Italo B.O. is up 16% for the first half of 2006, with a total 51 million tickets sold, according to figures released Wednesday (July 5).
Helmer-producer Cameron Crowe and South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook will be on the jury at the Venice Intl. Film Festival, where their pics preemed last year.
New Italo culture czar Francesco Rutelli has fired the executive board of Cinecitta Holding, parent company of Rome's Cinecitta Studios, where HBO's "Rome" skein is shooting, claiming widescale…
A tribute to Sean Connery -- one of several events to feature the thesp -- will kick off the first RomeFilmFest on Oct. 13.
The world preem of Warner Independent Pictures' Truman Capote biopic "Infamous" will open Horizons, the Venice Film Festival section dedicated to cutting-edge cinema, on Aug. 31.
In the Italo arthouse jungle, where life isn't getting any easier, BIM Distribuzione topper Valerio De Paolis has honed a killer instinct for Palms, Lions, and Bears.
Italo pubcaster RAI has appointed Claudio Cappon, a widely respected exec. and TV producer, as its new director general.