On March 23, as early numbers for "The Hunger Games" started coming in, Imax CEO Richard Gelfond was plotting a major push into Italy from a posh Rome hotel suite overlooking the Pantheon, the latest…
ROME -- Endemol on Friday upped its chief financial officer Just Spee to company CEO, following the exit one day earlier of group prexy Marco Bassetti, with whom Spee had been running the global TV…
ROME -- Endemol Group prexy Marco Bassetti is stepping down after 15 years with the global TV content giant best known for "Big Brother," following its recent $2.6 billion debt restructuring.
Geoffrey Rush and Jim Sturgess are attached to star in Oscar-winning Italo helmer Giuseppe Tornatore's art auction world drama "The Best Offer," set in Vienna and the Alps.
Mediaset has sold its stake in Endemol, ending the strategic alliance between Italy's top commercial broadcaster and the global production powerhouse best known for "Big Brother."
ROME -- French media conglom Lagardere Active and Italy's Switchover Media have set up a distribution platform for kiddie product with a reach of more than 40 million TV homes in the two countries…
ROME -- Miramax and Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox have announced a volume deal at MipTV comprising the bulk of top movie titles from the Miramax library.
ROME -- In a blow to Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset and some other TV players, Italy is forging ahead with plans to sell its digital terrestrial TV frequencies, scrapping its previous so-called "beauty…
ROME -- New Italo TV distrib Panini Media has acquired worldwide rights, excluding Japan, Russia and New Zealand, to British toon series "Simon's Cat," a YouTube phenom that will topline its debut…
Now that former Venice Film Festival topper Marco Mueller has finally managed to make his move from the Lido to Rome, should the international film community prepare for a Spaghetti Western-style…
With 2012 the year of Europe's self-imposed deadline to switch from analog to digital terrestrial television, or DTT, the region has been making "multichannel" its mantra.