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1524 articles available in total starting from 01/03/2007. Last article published on 26/11/2021.

Matteo Pianezzi • Artistic Director, Olbia Film Network

Interview: Matteo Pianezzi • Artistic Director, Olbia Film Network

“Olbia is home to the spring of cinema”

The director of the Olbia Film Network, whose fifth edition took place on 25 and 26 June, talks about what makes this co-production market special and its future prospects  

29/06 | /Italy

Back in front of the big screen, everything is ready for the Taormina Film Fest

Back in front of the big screen, everything is ready for the Taormina Film Fest

The Sicilian festival will be held physically from 27 June to 3 July, with 6 first and second features in competition and 7 national and international premieres  

25/06 | Festivals | Awards | Italy

The fifth edition of Olbia Film Network is ready and raring to go

The fifth edition of Olbia Film Network is ready and raring to go

Attracting the best of independent film productions to Sardinia, and attended by producers, distributors, directors and actors and buyers from all over the world, the festival is unspooling 25-26 June  

24/06 | Italy

The Macaluso Sisters wins Best Film and Best Director at the Nastri d’Argento awards

The Macaluso Sisters wins Best Film and Best Director at the Nastri d’Argento awards

Emma Dante’s film walked away with five prizes in all, while Rose Island triumphed in four categories and Pietro Castellitto was crowned Best Emerging Director  

23/06 | Festivals | Awards | Italy

Shooting is under way on Domenico Croce’s first work, Vetro

Shooting is under way on Domenico Croce’s first work, Vetro

The first title produced by the fledgling company Fidelio is a psychological thriller revolving around a “hikikomori”: an adolescent who never leaves her bedroom  

22/06 | Production | Funding | Italy

The Pesaro Festival gets set for an edition unfettered by genre, duration or age limitations

The Pesaro Festival gets set for an edition unfettered by genre, duration or age limitations

Unspooling 19-26 June, the 57th Pesaro International Festival of New Cinema will feature a competition involving 16 films, as well as tributes to Liliana Cavani and Giulietta Masina  

18/06 | Festivals | Awards | Italy

Review: The Day and the Night

Review: The Day and the Night

The first to be made while working from home during the lockdown of 2020, Daniele Vicari’s film is a technically accomplished experiment and an act of artistic resistance  

17/06 | Films | Reviews | Italy

Futura by Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi and Alice Rohrwacher is singled out for the Directors’ Fortnight

Futura by Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi and Alice Rohrwacher is singled out for the Directors’ Fortnight

Produced by Avventurosa in league with RAI Cinema, the documentary looks at the future as imagined by boys and girls aged 15 to 20 whom the directors met during their long journey through Italy  

11/06 | Production | Funding | Italy

Laura Samani’s stark fairy tale Small Body is selected for Cannes

Laura Samani’s stark fairy tale Small Body is selected for Cannes

An Italian-French-Slovenian co-production steered by Nefertiti Film, the Trieste-born director’s debut feature will take part in the 60th edition of Cannes’ Critics’ Week  

09/06 | Production | Funding | Italy/France/Slovenia

The first co-production between Italy and Japan Mishima - Le rose della vendetta is currently in development

The first co-production between Italy and Japan Mishima - Le rose della vendetta is currently in development

Directed by Gigi Roccati and co-written by Edoardo Pesce, who also stars as the male lead, the project will be presented at the 2021 Far East Film Festival  

09/06 | Production | Funding | Italy/Japan

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