ROME – Hot on the heels of his foreign Oscar victory for “The Great Beauty” Paolo Sorrentino is set to start shooting in May on Michael Caine-starrer “In The Future,” an intimate drama about…
ROME – Italian exhibitors are up in arms over broadcaster Mediaset's decision to air Paolo Sorrentino's “The Great Beauty,” Italy's contender for the foreign-language Academy Award, in primetime on…
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."
Further pumping its buying muscle as Italy's most voracious consumer of top independent product, leading Italian distributor Medusa and its sister company, television rights division Mediatrade, have…
Medusa Film, the film production, distribution and exhibition division of Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest Group, will unveil its first multiplex Friday in Bologna as part of an extensive program to…
Three major film distribs, linked to U.S. companies by service pacts and output deals, are set to emerge as strongmen during the new season that begins in September, putting the smaller players in a…