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Italy to ensure theatrical release of high quality films all year round

Italy to ensure theatrical release of high quality films all year round

Italian film professionals from all areas of the sector are joining forces and signing up to the brand new Moviement initiative to put a stop to the summertime release gap plaguing national cinemas  

20/03 | Distribution | Italy

Home entertainment in Italy: the online market is on the up

Home entertainment in Italy: the online market is on the up

According to the Univideo Report 2018, approximately one quarter of total revenues from the home video sector are derived from online sources, while sales of DVDs and Blu-Ray products are down  

27/06/2018 | Distribution | Italy

Both Loro films to be combined into one film for the international market

Both Loro films to be combined into one film for the international market

Paolo Sorrentino's film about Silvio Berlusconi – released in two parts in Italy – will be presented at Toronto in one single combined 145-minute version and will participate in the Oscar race  

07/06/2018 | Distribution | Italy

Rete degli Spettatori: 9 fiction films and 2 documentaries in the 2018 selection

Rete degli Spettatori: 9 fiction films and 2 documentaries in the 2018 selection

The initiative that aims to improve the visibility of quality Italian films that are often at a disadvantage in terms of distribution, both in cinemas and beyond, returns for its seventh edition  

27/02/2018 | Distribution | Italy

Lucky Red inks a distribution deal with STXinternational

Lucky Red inks a distribution deal with STXinternational

Andrea Occhipinti’s company will oversee the Italian release of the films produced and distributed in the USA and the UK by STX; the first title is Ridley Scott’s All the Money in the World  

07/07/2017 | Distribution | Italy

All set for the 7th edition of Ciné in Riccione

All set for the 7th edition of Ciné in Riccione

Film industry professionals will meet at the Giornate Estive di Cinema from 4 to 7 July, with a programme featuring big premieres, conferences, previews and workshops  

29/06/2017 | Industry/Distribution | Italy

Altre Storie commences distribution and gets started with Natalie Portman and Claude Lelouch

Altre Storie commences distribution and gets started with Natalie Portman and Claude Lelouch

Italian film and TV production company has opened a branch dedicated to film distribution activities  

05/04/2017 | Distribution | Italy

Slam - Tutto per una ragazza to be distributed in 189 countries via Netflix

Slam - Tutto per una ragazza to be distributed in 189 countries via Netflix

Andrea Molaioli’s new film, based on the Nick Hornby novel, has been acquired by the SVoD giant for the entire world; Del Brocco calls it “a new avenue to lend Italian cinema more visibility”  

08/03/2017 | Distribution | Italy

Six fictional works and four documentaries at the Rete degli Spettatori 2017

Six fictional works and four documentaries at the Rete degli Spettatori 2017

The initiative, now in its sixth year, re-launches a selection of quality Italian titles penalised by distribution, to promote and distribute them right across Italy  

06/02/2017 | Distribution | Italy

Sky-independent producers agreement: Vision Distribution is born

Sky-independent producers agreement: Vision Distribution is born

An agreement between the pay platform and five of the biggest independent Italian companies: Cattleya, Indiana, Lucisano MG, Palomar, and Wildside. Nicola Maccanico appointed managing director  

09/01/2017 | Distribution | Italy