U.S.-based Argentinian helmer Gustavo Mosquera ("Moebius") will helm "The Oesterheld Project," a feature film based on the work and tragic life of graphic novelist Hector German Oesterheld, believed…
Despite the rocky local economy, Italy's generous tax credits for foreign productions offering up to 25% of a pic's budget, capped at $6.5 million, are still in place.
The Mediterranean isle of Malta, offering some of Europe's most alluring incentives and the world's largest marine filming tanks, has long been a hotspot for Hollywood tentpoles such as, most…
Egyptian actor-producer-thesp Amr Waked is ramping up production of his ambitious ZAD shingle, which aims to foster a burst of fresh filmmaking in post-Tahrir Square Cairo.
In a clear signal that China is increasing efforts to expand its film biz by taking its cue from Hollywood, top execs from state-run film entities unveiled two news film, spy movie "Switch" and 3D…
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.