Italy has a great tradition of quality cinema, and its contemporary film production must be supported as it is an integral part of the promotion of 'Brand Italy' throughout the world. The Italian film industry also has a positive direct and indirect economic and tourist effect and enhances the image of Italy abroad. "Fare cinema" is part of a conce...

Italy’s historic Istituto Luce–Cinecittà has selected WCPMedia Services to manage its massive catalog of Italian feature films and documentaries. The state-owned film producer, distributor and archive will use WCPMedia’s cloud-based platform to market, sell and distribute films to buyers worldwide. The catalog features hundreds of films including c...

In 2016, the famous Rome studios - where US productions such as Ben-Hur and Gangs Of New York filmed as well as many Italian masterpieces from Federico Fellini to Nanni Moretti - returned to state ownership after 20 years’ of private management. Now, a €37m investment from Italy’s Ministry of Culture will see the studios expand in terms of its faci...

Michéal Castaldo to Release First Digital Single from His New CD "Cinecitta Canta" on June 30th. The digital single will be available on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify, Tidal, Google Play and other digital music stores everywhere. Listen to your favorite Italian Radio programs over the next several days to get a sneak peek of the single. The reason for th...

by Claudia Astarita   Cinecittà is a Rome-based large film studio that is still considered the hub of Italian cinema. People used to say that "All dreams can come true" in Cinecittà, and indeed through years this location has become a legend in both Italy and Europe.   Actually, Cinecittà counts for the largest film studio in Europe,...