The Rome Film Festival kicked off Thursday with "The Lady" providing gravitas and glitz as helmer Luc Besson, stars Michelle Yeoh and David Thewlis walked down an elaborately decorated red carpet.
Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia is expected to overtake Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset as Italy's top commercial TV player in 2013, as the country's advertising market looks likely to suffer the long-term…
The Sami village of Kautokeino, Norway, is getting ready to host the world's first Indigenous Film Conference, to be attended by a lucky clutch of filmmakers and execs who will congregate in the…
Like Berlin, and unlike Venice, Rome has a separate section dedicated to youth cinema, featuring a mix of meticulously selected titles, largely by tyke helmers, in addition to more mainstream goods…
Market gives young event a toehold in crowded international festival circuit
The U.S. bow of Emanuele Crialese's "Terraferma," which is Italy's foreign-language Oscar contender, will open the 8th Cinema Italian Style showcase, which will run Nov. 10-15 at Hollywood's Egyptian…
ROME - A Milan court on Tuesday ruled against indicting Silvio Berlusconi in a tax fraud case centered around multimillion-dollar Hollywood movie rights purchased by the Italian premier and media…
Mediaset has sealed a deal to take over Italo telco towers operator Digital Multimedia Technologies (DMT) in a move that will give it dominance over Italy's strategically key TV broadcasting tower…
A Tehran appeals court has upheld a six-year jail sentence against Jafar Panahi as well as a 20-year filmmaking and travel ban on the Iranian helmer, local state media reported.
Lebanon became the latest stage for Iran's increasing crackdown on suspected dissident filmmakers when several Iranian pics were suddenly pulled from the Beirut Film Festival.
The Rome Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a rich mix of quality crowdpleasers -- including Steven Spielberg's 3D ''The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn'' -- and more esoteric fare…