Un gruppo di quattro operatori abruzzesi nel campo della produzione, musica, effetti speciali e recitazione, residenti ad Hollywood, si sono incontrati a Los Angeles presso lo stand di "VideoAge", la rivista specializzata di televisione del giuliese Dom Serafini, per parlare di una futura Abruzzo Film Commission. Attualmente Abruzzo e Molise sono l...

A comic book about a chameleon-like master thief done as a live-action movie, a reinvention of the Spaghetti Western and a manhunt thriller with a Hollywood A-list cast are among buzz titles by Italian directors in various stages expected to soon be hitting the international festival circuit and, more important, entering the global movie market. Be...

I acquired a taste for good Italian food at a young age. Living next door to a three generation Italian family introduced us to unsurpassed cuisine. Straight off the boat, Grandma’s ravioli was made from scratch. The dough was light and creamy, the filling laced with ricotta and the fresh homemade sauce was one that had simmered for days. At Christ...

Put sparkling wine and Italy together and the usual answer is prosecco, but 200km west of the Veneto – the home of prosecco – lies another, little-known, sparkling wine region: Franciacorta. Wine has been made in the area for centuries but producers didn’t start making sparkling varieties until the 1960s. However, by 1995 this wine had been awarded...

In 1914, after the murder of Archduke Francesco Ferdinando in Sarajevo, Austria declared war on Serbia, leading to World War I. The conflict would last for 4 years, during which most European car companies were forced to gradually convert their production, totally or partially, to something more lucrative and timely, namely warfare. At the end of W...

There’s a class of pop-up shops that have the tendency to look and feel a little thrown together. But The Rare Walk, Loro Piana’s well-conceived new store in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, is in a league all its own. The space, which will be open for one month only, looks like the Italian brand’s latest campaign come to life—and that’s by design...

È stato inaugurato nei giorni scorsi a Boston il nuovo Enel Innovation Hub, ospitato all’interno del Greentown Labs, il più grande incubatore degli Stati Uniti dedicato alle tecnologie cleantech che ha già supportato più di 170 società nella loro crescita. Quello di Boston, sottolinea Enel, è il decimo hub, parte di un network globale che spazia d...

The years between 1950 and 1960 were difficult for the great Hollywood film industry. A sentence of the Supreme Court of the United States decreed the end of the studios' productive and distributive oligopoly and, at the same time, TV began to become very popular. The significant drop in films produced created problems for the programming of many m...

Savino Del Bene, an Italian logistics and freight forwarding company, has opened four additional offices in the United States and acquired a Kansas City freight forwarder.The new offices are in Cincinnati, Nashville, Philadelphia and Phoenix. Savino Del Bene already had 14 offices in the United States. “The new offices are an indicative strategy o...

At the end of the 1400s Leonardo da Vinci designed a "warping machine," to be used by weavers to wind thread. A version of it was built in the 1600s, and that very machine is still in use today, at silkmaker Antico Setificio Fiorentino, in Florence, Italy, to make braids.  The firm's CEO, Filippo Ricci, then showed correspondent Martha Teichner the...