Two Italian documentaries about Benito Mussolini, both unspooling at the Turin Film Festival, are creating a stir in Italy due to some blatant analogies with a certain contempo leader that they serve…
Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia satcaster has pulled out of Italy's tender for digital terrestrial frequencies, citing an overly long, convoluted process that favors incumbents -- including former prime…
TorinoFilmLab, the Italo co-production mart partly modelled on the Sundance Institute, announced the winners of its fourth edition on Tuesday, awarding a total $691,000 in production coin to five…
Jonathan Demme will direct a Naples-set music documentary about Enzo Avitabile, the local jazz and fusion musician of whom he is a big fan.
While Silvio Berlusconi is no longer Italy's prime minister, he isn't about to step out of the spotlight.
Italian TV giant Mediaset has confirmed its bid for a majority stake in Endemol in tandem with Italo private equity firm Clessidra.
Hollywood movies are losing traction at the Italo box office, where total admissions are down 8% to 86.8 million in 2011 to date, with local movies soaring to 38% of the market, touted as the highest…
Italian sales company Intramovies and Spanish distributor Sherlock Films have inked a multipic deal which will see eight-10 Italo titles screened theatrically in Spain and promoted there by both…
Deal or no deal?
Italy's film community is up in arms over possible cutbacks in film funding coin at pubcaster RAI, just as the country's new government is being installed to implement a draconian austerity plan.