ROME — Bucking most of Europe’s downward box office trend, Italy’s box office in 2013 saw a 6 percent year-on-year rise in admissions to 97 million, and a 1.5 percent increase in grosses to $840…
After fifteen years as a major local player, Italy's top film outfit, Medusa, is looking to break out of the boot.
Italo film company Medusa and Canadian distributor Alliance Films have forged a strategic pact to jointly acquire and co-produce movies, boosting their leverage in the international arena.
Local distribs Medusa and RAI Cinema, both units of the country's top broadcasters, are having strong years.
Leading Italian distributor Medusa Film has picked up all rights for the territory from Good Machine Intl. to Oliver Parker's Oscar Wilde adaptation "The Importance of Being Earnest."