Alice Rohrwacher, the young Italo helmer whose debut drama "Corpo celeste" launched last year in Cannes, is prepping "Quando nascesti te" (When You Were Born) in which her sister, Alba Rohrwacher ("I…
After "Pina," Wim Wenders is ready to push the boundaries of 3D TV.
The Locarno Film Festival is looking to boost waning distribution of European movies in Eastern Europe with an initiative called Step In, which will see 12 top industryites from the region attend a…
Trentino, the Northern Italian region rapidly becoming an Italo filmmaking hot spot, is set to host "The Ice Forest," an Alpine-set noir by young Italo helmer Claudio Noce, whose "Good Morning Aman"…
Italo auteur Mario Martone ("L'amore molesto") will shoot "Il giovane favoloso" (The Fabulous Young Man), a biopic of Giacomo Leopardi, the great romantic poet known for his odes about Italy as a…
Rome-based sales company Intramovies has taken on world sales of hit Italian comedy "A Flat for Three," produced and recently released by Aurelio de Laurentiis' Filmauro.
ROME -- As the Arab Spring countries shift from dictatorship toward more complex political scenarios, there are strong signals that hardline Islamic censorship could impact entertainment industries…
ROME -- "Pina," Wim Wenders' touching and technically innovative 3D tribute to late great dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch, is a noteworthy success story for European auteur cinema, earning more…
Director-thesp Nanni Moretti, who presides over this year's Cannes jury, is a cineaste with a strong personality, very sure of his tastes and not afraid to go out on a limb to fight for a movie he…
ROME -- Italian film critic Mario Sesti has been appointed artistic director of Italy's Taormina Film Festival, which will run June 23-28.
ROME -- Thai auteur Apichatpong Weerasethakul will preside the main jury of the 65th Locarno Film Festival.