Italo animation mogul Iginio Straffi will be feted by the Ischia Global Film Festival, which Cannes fest juror Christoph Waltz is expected to attend, along with other expected guests in a stellar…
Getting one phone call from Harvey Weinstein would be enough for many actors to commit to a role. But it took one phone call a week, for several weeks, to get martial arts star Donnie Yen to commit…
Meera Menon, who directed “Farah Goes Bang” from her own script, has been selected as the winner of the Tribeca Film Festival’s inaugural Nora Ephron Prize. The kudo was unveiled at the annual…
Rialto vet Kevin McCollum has jumped aboard as a producing partner of the behind-the-Broadway-scenes comedy Web series "Submissions Only," kicking in coin for its upcoming third season and hoping to…
Al Pacino will be feted by the 8th Los Angeles-Italia Film Fashion and Art Festival, the annual pre-Oscars showcase celebrating Italian cinema and its Hollywood ties.
Voltage Pictures is firing on all cylinders, with two films premiering in Sundance, one more bowing in Berlin, 11 movies in post-production and another two that started shooting in January.
A robust Hollywood contingent, comprising Antoine Fuqua, Mike Figgis and helmer Ariel Vromen ("The Iceman") is set to disembark on the isle of Capri to mingle with Italo and European industryites at…
While next year is shaping up as a critical one for the Italo toon biz, which will see two animated feature films in international release for the first time in decades, one particularly interested…
Having lured global eyeballs with fairies, Italian TV animation mogul Iginio Straffi is aiming to conquer American moviegoers with warriors.
An unassuming, engaging take on the determined struggle of a blind woman to become a mother, Roberto Perez Toledo's debut is equally convincing as drama and as exploration of the emotional…