Three years after launching a truly innovative film commission, Apulia, the southeastern region on the heel of the Italian boot, is gaining prominence as a prime film and TV production spot.
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Apulia is taking a comprehensive approach to boosting cinema in the region, the idea being that a vibrant arts scene can contribute to its ambition of becoming a moviemaking hotspot.
Bollywood blockbusters seem to be finding fertile ground in Apulia, where a clutch of promising Italo feature films and high-profile local telepics are also being shot.
Darren Aronofsky's psychosexual ballet thriller "Black Swan" opened the 67th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, with stars Natalie Portman and Vincent Cassel gliding down the red carpet with jury…
Quentin Tarantino was not only a guest at Variety's Aug. 31 Venice party, he was also the theme.
Quentin Tarantino was not only a guest at Variety's Venice party on Tuesday, he was also the theme.
As President Obama attempts to re-launch a Middle East peace process, more than one question at the press conference for Julian Schnabel's "Miral," world preeming at Venice in competition today, is…
For a second year running, Hong Kong and Holland-based Fortissimo Films is back on the Lido in force.
Italian producer Aurelio De Laurentiis -- who held court on the Lido Tuesday, when he was celebrated with Variety's Profile in Excellence Award -- has announced that Monica Bellucci will join the…
Darren Aronofsky's psychosexual ballet thriller "Black Swan" opened the 67th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, with stars Natalie Portman and Vincent Cassel prancing down the red carpet with jury…
In the Venice festival's first announced deal, Lucky Red has snapped up Italian rights to Robert Rodriguez's "Machete."