Italy's Lux Vide, the prolific producer of predominantly religious telepics including "The Bible" series, is taking a leaf out of HBO's book and branching out into movies for theatrical distribution.
Milan-based film mart Mifed has conceded defeat in its timeslot battle against the fall edition of the American Film Market. It has relinquished its usual November date, poached for the first time…
Some indie product is having no trouble scoring at the Italian B.O. despite a deluge of blockbuster studio fare.
The city of Rome, Cinecitta Studios and a consortium of local audiovisual industries will revamp the capital's faltering film commission to lure more film and TV coin.
Italy's upper house of Parliament, the Chamber of Deputies, has tapped former banker Davide Croff as prexy of the Venice Biennale, a breakthrough in the politics paralyzing the Venice Intl. Film…
A strike by Italy's dubbers could jeopardize the day-and-date releases of big Hollywood pics including "Troy" and "The Day After Tomorrow" in May, and "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" in…
Italia Cinema, Italy's promotional entity for film, has officially shut down operations, replaced by a larger structure, Audiovisual Industry Promotion (AIP), to be unveiled today at the Berlin Film…
Just as the furry animal known as Punxsutawney Phil "saw" his shadow in small-town America last week, across the Pond in Italy a "Groundhog Day" remake was unspooling, marking the first time Italians…