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Ornella Muti

Inauguration of the Locarno's 65th edition

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The 65th edition of the Festival del film Locarno will open on Wednesday 1 August. At the traditional Welcome Cocktail - attended by Federal Councilor Alain Berset and by Mayor of the City of Locarno and Vice-President of the Festival Carla Speziali, as well as by representatives from cultural institutions and Swiss and Ticino politicians - President Marco Solari and Artistic Director Olivier Père will open this edition, in the presence of the numerous directors, actors and film pro...

Pupi Avati next chairman of Capri Hollywood

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Acclaimed Italian film director Pupi Avati (Incantato, Giovanna’s Father) has been named Chairman of the 15th edition of “CAPRI, HOLLYWOOD 2010 - 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 2011 at various locations on the Isle of Capri, Italy.The festival is jointl...

Producer Mark Canton Named Chairman of the 12th Annual International Film Festival

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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 produce...

Curtain up on Eurasia Film Fest in Kazakhstan

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CURTAIN UP ON 4th EURASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL The 4th Eurasia International Film Festival takes place in Almaty from the 23rd- 29th September. The Festival is backed by the Kazakh Ministry of Culture & Information and organised by Kazakhfilm, the state-run film company. The Festival – which forms a bridge between Eastern and Western culture - includes screenings of new Kazakh and Central Asian films, plus a wide variety of films made further afield. Among this year’s highlights are...

Film producer Mark Canton named Chairman of the 12th edition of "Capri, Hollywood 2007

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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...

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...

The Leading Ladies of Italian Cinema At BAM

Friday, July 6------As the thermometer rises amid a July haze, the temperatures of moviegoers is also on the ascendant as the Brooklyn Academy of Music presents the white heat emanating from some of Italian cinema's sexiest and most seductive performers. SIGNORE & SIGNORE: Leading Ladies of Italian Cinema, which begins today at the BamCinematek, presents a fabulous array of talents, from international superstars to sultry temptresses to fast-talking firebrands. These are actresses who ...

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...

Ornella Muti and English actor Sean Bean have received The Capri Global Award

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Ornella Muti and English actor Sean Bean have received The Capri Global Award by Fiuggi on Thursday, December 28, in honor of their international careers. The two artists will join Giancarlo Giannini at the Great Galà of Capri, Hollywood (promoted by the Casino of Venice) at the Relais-Hotel La Palma for the Premiere Kimbo 2007 first Italian screening of Casino Royale, the new James Bond films that features Giannini. Earlier that day at the Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival, Muti, ...

Ornella Mutti and Sean Bean awarded at Capri Hollywood

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Ornella Muti and English actor Sean Bean have received The Capri Global Award by Fiuggi on Thursday, December 28, in honor of their international careers. The two artists will join Giancarlo Giannini at the Great Galà of Capri, Hollywood (promoted by the Casino of Venice) at the Relais-Hotel La Palma for the Premiere Kimbo 2007 first Italian screening of Casino Royale, the new James Bond films that features Giannini. Earlier that day at the Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival, Muti, co...

Frank Miller and Bobby Maresco in a panel with other italian authors: "Cinema, Where Are The Ideas?”

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FRANK MILLER AND BOBBY MORESCO TO PARTICIPATE IN CINEMA SYMPOSIUM AT CAPRI, HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL WITH MANFREDI, MOCCIA, ERRI DE LUCA AND MANY MORE Brilliant comic strips author Frank Miller and Bobby Moresco, Oscar-winning screen writer for Crash, will be among the stars of the Fiuggi Symposium that is a featured event of the Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival December 27-January 2. The two American artists will debate and discuss the topic “Cinema, Where Are The Ideas?” wit...

Forrest Whittaker oscar campaigning at Capri Hollywood Festival

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Forest Whitaker’s race for an Oscar will come to the Capri, Hollywood Film Festival on December 30 with the screening of The King of Scotland, in which Whitaker portrays Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. The festival runs from December 27 through January 2. The popular African-American actor will take time out from a crowded schedule to come with his wife and four sons for the special screening of the Kevin McDonald film as part of the “Kimbo Premiere 2006” series. That same evening at the Cin...

Ken Loach and Italian Emanuele Crialese Directors of the year at Capri Hollywood Fest

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English director Ken Loach and Italian Emanuele Crialese have been selected for 2006 Capri Awards by Fiuggi as directors of the year. The two artists, along with the discovery of the year Fausto Brizzi, will be honored on the Blue Island on Thursday, December 28, the second day of the Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival. "Loach and Crialese are two great artists who continually make superb contributions to European filmmaking” said Grazia Bottiglieri, vice president of Capri in the ...

Rome 2006 Palmares

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The Popular Jury, made up of 50 members and presided over by Ettore Scola, has assigned the RomeFilmFest’s official awards to the following films: The award for Best Film goes to Izobrajaya Zhertvy / Playing the Victim by Kirill Serebrennikov. The RomeFilmFest – BNL Best Actress Award is for Ariane Ascaride in Le Voyage en Arménie / Armenia by Robert Guédiguian. The RomeFilmFest – Chamber of Commerce award for Best Actor Award goes to Giorgio Colangeli in L´ aria salata by Alessandro An...

Jury of Venezia 63 announced

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La Biennale di Venezia63rd Mostra Internazionale d’Arte CinematograficaJuan José Bigas Luna, Paulo Branco, Cameron Crowe,Chulpan Khamatova, Park Chan-wook, Michele Placidoin the international Jury of Venezia 63. presided by Catherine DeneuveThe Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia, presided by Davide Croff, has approved the proposal by the Director of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica Marco Müller, regarding the composition of the international Jury of Venezia 63 pr...

The First ‘Cyprus International Film Festival’ Review!

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March 24th saw the kick-off of the 1st Cyprus International Film Festival. The CIFF opened with the Cyprus premiere of the recent Oscar nominated film ‘Transamerica’, starring Felicity Huffman. Over 130 films were screened during the chaotic four-day event. Being a competitive festival there were almost too many films for the VIP jurors to review. Those having the mammoth task of awarding the statuettes included, among others, such prestigious names as Hollywood film producer Gregory Cascant...

Terry Gilliam, Taylor Hackford among guest at Capri fest

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American directors Terry Gilliam and Taylor Hackford, Shekhar Kapur from India, and Italian Roberto Faenza will appear together at a forum on the cinema industry that is a highlight of the 10th anniversary edition of the Capri, Hollywood Kimbo Film Festival to be held December 27, 2005 through January 2, 2006 on the Isle of Capri.The four leaders of world moviemaking are the first artists to confirm their participation in the cinema forum. The event will showcase ideas about the future of film ...

Tulse Luper Suitcases trilogy premiere at Montreal

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The Tulse Luper Suitcases Trilogy by Peter Greenaway, talented British director Peter Greenaway and renowned Dutch producer Kees Kasander have chosen the Montreal Festival of Nouveau Cinema for a world-première presentation of the complete Tulse Luper Suitcases, consisting of a trilogy of feature films plus a Web site and a multiplayer game designed especially to accompany the saga. Peter Greenaway and Kees Kasander will be in Montreal from October 18 to 22.A true multimedia project, The Tulse ...

Mostra Digital events

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Venezia Cinema Digitale is one of the 5 sections of the 61st Venice International Film Festival (September 1-11, 2004)Venezia 61Venezia Corto CortissimoVenezia Orizzonti (Venice Horizons)Venezia Mezzanotte (Venice Midnight)Venezia Digitale (Venice Digital): this section intended to provide an overview of the new expressive possibilities granted by the new digital technologies. Only feature-length films made using digital technology and never publicly screened outside their country of origin and ...

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