The American Film Market's move into Mifed's November timeslot from 2004 onward has set off alarm bells at the age-old Italian mart. Confronted with a do-or-die crisis, organizers say they are taking…
Cinecitta Studios is preparing for an American invasion with the Renny Harlin-helmed reshoot of "Exorcist: The Beginning" and HBO TV series "Rome" booked to arrive soon, while Touchstone Pictures'…
Emboldened by the success of Gabriele Salvatores' "I'm Not Scared," producer Maurizio Totti has secured a hefty cash injection from Italian financier Emilio Gnutti and is ramping up his multifold…
The venerable Mifed film mart in Milan is coming out fighting against rival upstart the American Film Market, which will invade its November slot next year.
Miramax Films has acquired Ermanno Olmi's lyrical pirate drama "Singing Behind the Screens" for the U.S. in a rare type of pre-sale for a foreign-language film.
"Take My Eyes," Spanish director Iciar Bollain's domestic violence drama, which was among the standout titles at the San Sebastian Film Festival, has been acquired by the recently formed Indie Circle…
Three years after Miramax Intl. opened an outpost in Rome to front the company's production and distribution activity in Italy, the entity called Miramax Italia has been radically reconfigured, with…
French sales company Celluloid Dreams has acquired all international rights outside Italy to "Good Morning, Night," Italian director Marco Bellocchio's drama about the 1978 terrorist abduction and…
Gabriele Salvatores' "I'm Not Scared" and David Trueba's "Soldados de salamina" (Salamina Soldiers) have been chosen as candidates for 2004 foreign-lingo Oscar consideration in Italy and Spain…
Lachlan Murdoch spent the evening of his 32nd birthday on Sept. 8 at a hillside villa overlooking Rome playing host to a drab bunch of Italian politicos to whom he proudly boasted that News Corp's…
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