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Mark Canton named chairman of Capri Hollywood

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Acclaimed film producer Mark Canton (300, The Spiderwick Chronicles) has been named Chairman of the 12th edition of “CAPRI, HOLLYWOOD 2007 - THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL” it has been announced by Pascal Vicedomini, producer of the highly respected gathering that celebrates cinematic art and the “made in Italy” cultural trademark. This year’s festival will take place December 27th through January 2nd 2008 at various locations on the Isle of Capri, Italy.The festival is jointly produ...

Tourfilm Festival

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The tourist film was born in Italy. In 1962, in fact, Venice was held to the first National Festival of the Tourist Film staying in that center till 1970. Subsequently it has reached other Italian cities: Palermo (1971'72), Naples (1973), Lignano Sabbiadoro (1974), Como (1975), Olbia (1976), Fiuggi (1985). Afterwards, in 1983, was integrated with the First International Tourist Film Festival, that was born in Montecatini T. till 1992, to turn then in Varese (1996), and in oders city.Inserted am...

Mel Shavelson: Oscar Nominated Writer/Director

Tuesday, August 14------Writer/directors of the old school, who worked exclusively in the Hollywood studios of the 1950s and 1960s, are becoming a rare breed. One of the best of these directorial "team players" was the farceur Mel (aka Melville) Shavelson, a comedy writer, producer and director. In a career that garnered two Academy Award nominations for his original screenplays  and deft direction of such stars as Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Kirk Douglas, John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, Bo...

Trip To Ischia

Plane, boat and scooter....Meridiaina has a direct connection between Paris and Naples, lowcost but low services and no smiles.    The Boat shuttle takes a small (rough) hour to the island of Ischia island of 1000 hotels    Scooter rent for a low 35€...

Stephen Frears & Visconti to be honored in Ischia

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Luchino Visconti will be remembered on July 13th by British director Stephen Frears during the annual gala of the Global Film & Music Fest, in the bay of the Colombaia, the legendary Milanese director’s Ischia residence. Italian Minister of Culture Francesco Rutelli will honor 65-year-old Frears, who has received two Oscar nominations and is president of the jury at Cannes 2007. On the eve of the Global Fest’s debut, Minister Rutelli sent the following message: “Ischia Global is an imp...

Ischia Global Fest is the world event of the summer says Paul Haggis

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“Italy is my favorite country and the Ischia Global Fest is the world event of the summer: a perfect combination of content and quality of life. I am happy to be the chairman and to have worked with Pascal Vicedomini in order to make this edition even richer and to promote your country throughout the world through the medium of film. With Oliver Stone, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Hilary Swank, Ben Kingsley, Laura Dern, Sheryl Crow, Gustavo Santaolalla, Andrea Bocelli, and many other friend...

"Ischia Global Fest is the world event of the summer" says Paul Haggis

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“Italy is my favorite country and the Ischia Global Fest is the world event of the summer: a perfect combination of content and quality of life. I am happy to be the chairman and to have worked with Pascal Vicedomini in order to make this edition even richer and to promote your country throughout the world through the medium of film. With Oliver Stone, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Hilary Swank, Ben Kingsley, Laura Dern, Sheryl Crow, Gustavo Santaolalla, Andrea Bocelli, and many other friend...

July 10 honor to Pavarotti at Ischia fest

The International Art Academy of Ischia has given tenor Luciano Pavarotti the Ischia Music Legend Award as the “greatest tenor of all times.” The news was made known in an announcement by Tony Renis, vice-president of the Academy as well as its world ambassador. “In a particularly happy moment for our work,” says Tony Renis, “on the eve of the fifth Global Film & Music Fest, with the arrival in Ischia of musical superstars such as David Foster, Gustavo Santaolalla and Luis Ba...

Julio Iglesias receives the Ischia Music Legend Award

On Sunday July 8, Julio Iglesias will receive the Music Legend Award for "most popular Latin-American artist of all times." Presenting the award at the Negombo in Ischia will be great international producer David Foster, together with Clotilde Courau, princess of Savoy and godmother of the fifth Global Film & Music Fest which begins on July 9 at the Regina Isabella Hotel in Lacco Ameno. Announcing the award to Iglesias was Tony Renis, co-chairman of the festival together with...

Kingsley and Tornatore Feted At Ischia Fest

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Thursday, July 5------The Ischia Global Film and Music Fest, which begins on Monday, July 9th, is honoring two giants of the film world with the Ischia Legend Awards. Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley and Italian director Giuseppe Tornatore will both be given this special tribute by the International Art Academy of Ischia on July 11th and July  14th respectively, at the Regina Isabella Hotel on the island resort off the coast of Naples. This year's Festival is chaired this year by ...

Ben Kingsley and Giuseppe Tornatore to be honored at Ischia fest

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The great British actor Sir Ben Kingsley and Giuseppe Tornatore, the world’s best-loved Italian director, (both already Oscar winners), will receive the Ischia Legend Award 2007, a special prize given to the protagonists of world cinema by the International Art Academy of Ischia. The award will be presented on Saturday July 11th and 14th at the Regina Isabella hotel during the gala evening organized by the Campania Region on the occasion of the fifth edition of the Ischia Global Film & Mus...

Hilary Swank to attend Ischia Festival

Hilary Swank, the two-time Oscar winner american actress will be guest of the fifth edition of the Ischia Global Fest. The talented protagonist of cult films like Boys Don't Cry and Million Dollar Baby will receive the Legend Award by Regione Campania on July 11 in the town of Lacco Ameno. After celebrating the fact that she received star number 2325 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hilary Swank will arrive on the "Green Island" during a break from her many commitments on the set as ...

Little Miss Sunshine will receive the Ischia Family Award

The film Little Miss Sunshine will receive the Ischia Family Award during the Global Film & Music Fest (July 9-15). The award, which is being given for the first time this year, recognizes international films on the contemporary family, which according to the Ischia Academy of Art, present themes of great social value in a product made for the general public. American directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Fares will accept the award on July 13 at the Hotel Mezzatorre at Forio d’Ischia. Gra...

Laura Pausini and Sheryl Crow have won the Ischia Music Award 2007

Laura Pausini and Sheryl Crow have won the Ischia Music Award 2007. David Foster, Laura Pausini's U.S. producer, will present the award to the queen of Italian pop music. Foster himself will receive the William Walton Music & Film Award, together with musicians and Oscar winners Gustavo Santaolalla and Luis Bacalov. "The fifth Ischia Global Film & Music Fest will be dedicated to Luciano Pavarotti,'' announced in Los Angeles Tony Renis, Vice President of the International...

Ioan Gruffudd, heroe of The Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer, to be honoured at Ischia

"Mister Fantastic" lands at the Ischia Global Festival. Ioan Gruffudd, heroe of The Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer, the eagerly awaited film based on the famous comic strip by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby that comes out today, June 15 in theaters all over the world, will receive the Ischia Fashion Award by Fiuggi, together with Italian actress Alessandra Martines. Both will be guests of the fifth edition of the Global Fest from July 9th to 15th at the Regina Isabella hotel in the town...

Billy August, will receive the Ischia Humanitarian Award

Ischia, island of cinema and human rights: director Billy August, will receive the Ischia Humanitarian Award for his latest film Goodbye Bafana, dedicated to the legendary South African president Nelson Mandela, winner of the Nobel peace prize.Enzo Cappello, special commissioner of the Tourist Board of the Islands of Ischia and Procida announced that the Danish director will receive the award during the fifth Ischia Global Film & Music Fest (July 9-15).“In the year in which we are launchin...

ITN Distribution screens The Last Request & Johnny 316 at Drake Fest

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Dynamic independent film distribution company, ITN Distribution Inc. (ITN) today announced that they will attend the Drake International Film Festival (DIFF), taking place near Naples Italy from June 22-30. Two films acquired by ITN will be screened as part of the prestigious feature film competition: The Last Request directed by John DeBellis and starring Danny Aiello and Johnny 316 directed by Eric Ifergan and starring controversial actor and filmmaker Vincent Gallo (Buffalo 66, The Brown Bunn...

accordi @ DISACCORDI Open-Air Cinema Festival

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When: June 29th - September 04th 2012 (Annual) Where: Naples / Napoli, Na Italy Event Description:  accordi @ DISACCORDI  Open-air Cinema Festival, held yearly for at least two months, showcases the best of European and International Cinema. This outdoor film festival counts this year its twelfth, will take place from June 29th until  September 4th  2012, and with the attendance of over 40000 viewers screens features, documentaries, shorts, pocket movies and music videos. The pro...

French actress Clotilde Coureau is announced as the Ischia festival’s ‘Godmother’

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Currently starring in Olivier Dahan’s La Vie en Rose, Clotilde Coureau is one of France’s best loved actresses. She won the Romy Schneider Award for the most promising French cinema actress in 2000, since which she has received many Oscar nominations. Among the personalities who have confirmed their presence at this year’s festival are: directors Oliver Stone, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Davis Guggenheim, Terry Gilliam, Bobby Moresco, Dario Argento, Mimmo Calopresti, Marco Risi; scree...

Ischia Fest announces Oliver Stone award

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Directors Oliver Stone and Dario Argento will receive the 2007 Ischia Legend Award, the Global Film & Music Fest’s most prestigious prize. The fifth edition of the festival will take place on the “Green Island” from July 9th to 15th.The announcement was made at Cannes by Marco di Lello, the Regional Minister for Tourism and Culture of the Campania region, which supports this important summer Italian cinema event together with the Film Board of the Italian Ministry of Culture. “This e...

Pascal Vicedomini announces Ischia honours to Stone and Argento in a press conference in Cannes

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The press conference took place at Hilton , Jeremy Thomas in attendance.It was announced that Directors Oliver Stone and Dario Argento will receive the 2007 Ischia Legend Award, the Global Film & Music Fest’s most prestigious prize. The fifth edition of the festival will take place on the “Green Island” from July 9th to 15th.The announcement was made at Cannes by Marco di Lello, the Regional Minister for Tourism and Culture of the Campania region, which supports this important summer I...

The Shape Of Things To Come

Tuesday, April 17---While Sarasota may be noted for its beautiful sunsets, pristine beaches and cultural offerings, it is also an important city of architectural interest. In the years after the second World War, a number of architects, influenced by modernism and the Bauhaus movement, built a number of intriguing public and private buildings, which constitute an architectural legacy of some renown. Whether this legacy is properly prized by local authorities is another issue. As Sarasota grows i...

Vaness Redgrave host of "Young Italy" in Hollywood

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The first time in Hollywood for the new 'young offspring' of Italian Cinema, Carlo Nero, Riccardo Scamarcio, Paolo Sorrentino, Fausto Brizzi and Daniele Liotti is going to take place under the honorable presence of Vanessa Redgrave at the opening night of 'Los Angeles, Italia - Film Fashion and Art Fest' on Sunday February 18th. The legendary British actress (Academy Award® Winner in 1978 for 'Julia' directed by Fred Zinnermann) is going to attend the special screening of 'The Fever' -on Sunday...

Director Mario Monicelli has won the “Capri Legend Award – by Fiuggi,"

Director Mario Monicelli has won the “Capri Legend Award – by Fiuggi," a special prize which honors an Italian legend in the entertainment world. The award was presented by Aurelio De Laurentiis, chairman of Capri, Hollywood 2006, the festival of international cinema held on this famous Italian Island December 27 to January 2. Pictured: Pascal Vicedomini (producer of Capri, Hollywood), actor Forest Whitaker, director Mario Monicelli producer Aurelio De Laurentiis and writer/director Bob...

Director Mario Monicelli has won the Capri Legend Award

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Director Mario Monicelli has won the “Capri Legend Award – by Fiuggi," a special prize which honors an Italian legend in the entertainment world. The award was presented by Aurelio De Laurentiis, chairman of Capri, Hollywood 2006, the festival of international cinema held on this famous Italian Island December 27 to January 2. Monicelli was honored Saturday December 30, at a gala sponsored by the Casino of Venice. He was among a plethora of Hollywood superstars including writer Bobby Mo...

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