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30.11.2010

Oscar Nominated Director Mario Monicelli Dies

(November 30, 2010) – Italian cinema has lost another of its legends with the death of acclaimed writer/director Mario Monicelli on November 29.  Along with fellow directors such as Federico Fellini, Monicelli challenged traditional filmmaking in an award-winning career which spanned more than 60 years.  Many of his best-known films were shot at Cinecittà Studios which joins the world in celebrating his illustrious career.

11.11.2010

CINECITTÁ STUDIOS MOURNS DINO DE LAURENTIIS

(November 11, 2010) – Cinecittá Studios joins the international film community in mourning the death of legendary film producer Dino De Laurentiis. During his illustrious career which spanned almost 70 years and more than 500 films, De Laurentiis often worked at Cinecittá, which he called “one of the best studios in the world,” on films such as Nights of Cabiria, directed by another frequent Cinecittá collaborator Federico Fellini, which won the 1957 Best Foreign Film Academy Award. De Laurentiis and Fellini won another Best Foreign Film Oscar for La Strada in 1956.

25.10.2010

ROBERT DE NIRO HONORED BY HANDPRINT CEREMONY AT CINECITTÁ STUDIOS

(October 25, 2010) – Legendary American actor, Robert De Niro, is the latest cinema icon to be immortalized with a “handprint” ceremony at the famed Cinecittá Studios in Rome. De Niro, whose film career spans more than 40 years and includes classics such as “The Godfather: Part II,” “Taxi Driver” and “Raging Bull,” was invited to leave his imprint and signature in cement as a permanent memento of his latest visit to Cinecittá where he has been shooting “Manual of Love 3,” directed by Giovanni Veronesi.

20.08.2010

Dante Ferretti to be honored at 2010 Venice Film Festival

Celebrated Italian production designer Dante Ferretti will be honored next month at the 67th Venice Film Festival, with the premiere of Dante Ferretti: Production Designer, a documentary directed by Gianfranco Giagni and produced by Cinecittá Studios with the Marche Film Commission. Additionally, Ferretti and his wife and frequent collaborator, set decorator Francesca Lo Schiavo will be presented with the prestigious Prix White, voted on by the Film Journalists’ Union.....

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13.08.2010

Cinecittà Veterans Robert De Niro and Monica Bellucci Return to Rome

Two feature films, each loaded with international star power are set to begin shooting at Italy’s renowned Cinecittà Studios. Manuale d’Amore 3 (Love Manual 3) is the latest in director Giovanni Versonesi‘s highly successful Italian film series. Like its predecessors, Manuale d’Amore 3, is comprised of four loosely related love stories, including one featuring American megastar Robert De Niro...

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