ROME -- The Doha Film Institute has appointed banking exec Abdulaziz Al Khater as its CEO, replacing Amanda Palmer, who stepped down in July.
ROME -- DreamWorks Animation and its latest 3D epic "Rise of the Guardians" will be feted by the Rome Film Festival, where the toon will have its international launch with CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg…
ROME -- A three-month strike at Rome's Cinecittà Studios ended Friday, just in time to accommodate the shoot of helmer Paul Haggis' romantic drama "Third Person."
ROME -- Bill Gates will be the keynote speaker at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit, where more than 400 international power players will descend Oct. 9 to discuss the impact of digital media in emerging…
ROME -- Paolo and Vittorio Taviani's gritty "Caesar Must Die," shot in Rome's maximum-security Rebibbia penitentiary where convicts perform Shakespeare, is Italy's entry for the foreign-language film…
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival will feature a rich roster of entries from emerging and established Arab filmmakers, comprising seven world preems from the Middle East, unspooling alongside hot…
ROME -- Iran has pulled out of the Oscar foreign language race in protest against the U.S.-made anti-Islam video denigrating the Prophet Muhammad, which has caused mayhem in the region.
The BBC will take center-stage at the 6th Rome Fiction Fest, which will host the world preem of hot skein "Ripper Street" and show advance footage from "Da Vinci's Demons," along with a robust…
ROME -- Scottish artist Douglas Gordon, known for helming "Zidane: A Portrait of the 21st Century" and cult cinematic installations including "24 Hour Psycho," will head the jury of the Rome Film…
ROME -- The Dubai Film Festival is intensifying efforts to forge European ties, the latest of which is a showcase of Arab films in Paris, following a promotional initiative in San Sebastian.
ROME -- Sony Pictures Television is expanding its international non-scripted offerings with a localized version of its gameshow "Breakaway" for the Arab market and the launch of three formats…