After vowing to put up a fight, Mifed capitulated sooner than expected. Crowded out of fall by the American Film Market's move to November, the 46-year-old Milan mart retreated into a post-Mipcom…
Mifed has reached an agreement with the Venice Film Festival under which the Italo mart will gradually move from Milan to the Lido, with plans for its 2005 edition to start in Milan and end on the…
Mifed has conceded defeat -- but it's not dead yet. When the American Film Market aligned with the AFI Festival and moved from February to November, many believed the date change foretold the demise…
Gianni Amelio's father-and-handicapped-son drama, "The House Keys," is Italy's contender in Oscar's foreign-language category.
Following a production hiatus, HBO's ambitious epic "Rome" is forging ahead with an increased budget, a new exec producer and Italo pubcaster RAI on board as associate producer.
Aiming to become a more competitive European production hub, Rome's Cinecitta Studios has closed a long-in-the-works deal to acquire rival Roma Studios for E30 million ($37 million).
Marco Muller today will receive the greenlight to head the Venice Intl. Film Festival for the next three years. Fest parent org the Venice Biennale broadly approved Muller's first edition, which…
In the wake of the country's 2001 economic collapse, unemployed Argentinian factory workers rewrite the rules of engagement with bosses and come up with a new model for social battle in "The Take."…
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New works from Northern Europe dominate the 21st EuropaCinema, which kicks off Monday in Viareggio, on the Tuscan coast.