Sean Penn came to Rome on Saturday for a charity auction dinner organized by Cinecitta Studios and his J/P Haitian Relief Organization, and the Eternal City got it's glitziest gala in a long spell.
U.S. helmer Larry Clark's "Marfa Girl," a naturalistic depiction of teens smoking pot and having sex in torpid Texas, won the Golden Marc'Aurelio for film at the Rome Film Festival, which wrapped on…
ROME -- While Italy might lag behind the rest of Western Europe in Internet usage, pay channel Sky Italia is pushing the country to the forefront of the social media-TV frontierthrough hit…
MPAA chairman Chris Dodd met Italian prime minister Mario Monti on Friday in Rome in a high-level lobbying effort that Italo industryites hope will push long-stalled anti-piracy legislation through…
The Dubai Film Festival's Gulf Voices Showcase will feature works from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Oman.
The Russian Cinema Fund and Italy's Lazio region are bringing their film funds closer together, stepping up efforts to foster co-productions as part of a broader pact being forged between movie…
Maverick U.S. helmer Amos Poe, whose "A Walk in the Park" opened the Rome fest's cutting-edge CinemaXXI section, is developing a TV series about predatory pharmaceutical companies titled "Harvey…
Exhibition chain Odeon-UCI and Italy's anti-piracy body Fapac are partnering to nix camcording in the country's cinemas days ahead of MPAA chairman Chris Dodd's arrival at the Rome Film Festival for…
Hong Kong helmer Johnnie To's China-set gangster movie "Drug War" will world premiere as a surprise movie at the Rome Film Festival where another high-profile Chinese title, Feng Xiaogang's…
Just as in the U.S., people in the Middle East took to Twitter and the Internet to voice their response to President Obama's re-election.