Lanterna Magica, one of Italy's top animation boutiques, has bought back the majority stake it sold to Medusa Film in 2001 and will fly solo again.
Five years after "Train of Life" earned him critical and commercial kudos, Romanian director Radu Mihaileanu is set to shoot "Va, Vis, et Deviens," (Go, See, and Become).
Jeremy Irons will replace Ian McKellen in Michael Radford's bigscreen adaptation of "The Merchant of Venice" because shooting delays have caused conflicts with McKellen's schedule.
Italian Culture Minister Giuliano Urbani jetted to Mifed on Monday to pledge his support for the Milan mart and unveil plans to focus it on developing markets in Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin…
Pathe's promo reel for Danny Boyle's "Millions" and Roger Michell's "Enduring Love" gave American buyers something to buzz about as the 70th Mifed film market opened its doors over the weekend in…
The Italian government backpedaled Thursday on a revamp that could have undermined the autonomy of Venice Film Festival parent org the Venice Biennale, paving the way for fest chief Moritz de…
A mixed bag of eclectic works by new directors from 12 countries will unspool at the 21st Turin Film Festival, the first edition headed by new co-directors Giulia D'Agnolo Vallan and Roberto…
Moritz de Hadeln's expected reappointment at the Venice Intl. Film Festival's helm may be jeopardized by an overhaul of the Venice Biennale, the event's parent organization.
Despite the arrival in June of Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox, Italy's independent film buyers are still largely lacking the TV coin on which they once relied.
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'…