Infrastructural changes under way at the Lido will certainly impact next year's fest.
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Rome and the surrounding Lazio region are ramping up efforts to consolidate their status as the hub of Italy's film and TV industries.
There are perhaps few feats more fraught with peril for a first-time filmmaker than to attempt to adapt a beloved novel.
India's new wave of more Western-style narrative films are a hit with a new generation as the country undergoes massive economic and social change.
Post-natal anxiety and the intense vitality of the city of Naples were the two main themes for "The White Space."
Usually it's the charismatic movie star persona of George Clooney that steals the show.
Plans are going forward for another movie based on a Michael Ondaatje novel.
Italo thesp/helmer Sergio Castellitto has two helming projects percolating, one of which has been boarded by Warner Bros. Italia.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez walked down the Venice Film Festival red carpet Monday amid massive security.
Director Steven Soderbergh has committed to next direct "Knockout," a spy thriller that will mark the screen starring debut of Gina Carano, the mixed martial arts circuit fighter.