Locarno Film Festival artistic topper Olivier Pere has ankled to become managing director of Arte France Cinema, the film division of Franco-German net Arte.
Alberto Barbera, back as Venice topper after a decade, is picking up where he left off with a slimmed-down 18-title competition lineup refelecting a "lean and mean" credo that places the Lido in…
With Marco Mueller in place as new artistic director, the Rome Film Festival is being completely reconfigured with a clear intent: to become a top-tier global launching pad for hot new films in the…
Francesco Rosi, the insufficiently heralded Italian master best known for his socially engaged films, who, at 89, is being honored with Venice's Golden Lion for lifetime achievement, kicked off his…
LONDON -- Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" will world preem at the Venice Film Festival in competition on Sept. 1, one of four titles the fest has added to its lineup.
ROME -- Spike Lee will be awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award at the Venice Film Festival.
ROME -- Silvio Berlusconi's Italo commercial broadcast group Mediaset posted a 73.5% drop in first-half net profit to €43.1 million ($53 million) on Tuesday, as advertising in Italy and Spain, where…
The Venice Film Festival's independently run Venice Days will open Aug. 30 with hotly-anticipated toon "Pinocchio," directed by Italy's Enzo D'Alo and co-produced by several European countries.
Locarno fest topper reduces Euro films in lineup
ROME -- With Silvio Berlusconi no longer in the prime minister's seat, a new media landscape is starting to take shape in Italy.
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled its full lineup which sees a solid roster of established international auteurs compete for the Golden Lion alongside lesser-known helmers.