Dolce Set To Do Robust Business at the European Film Market (The Berlinale)

  Dolce will once again be heading to the European Film Market in Berlin representing films from more than 12 countries. William Medici, President & Founder of Dolce said “The EFM is arguably the most important film market there is. Even eclipsing Cannes, because of where it falls on the calendar, it brings buyers from every market… Read More →

Rosi’s ‘Fire at Sea’ is Italy’s Oscar contender

Gianfranco Rosi’s ‘Fuocoammare’ is Italy’s contender for the best foreign language film at the 2017 Oscars. The movie was selected on Monday from a field of seven by a committee at the offices of film industry association ANICA.   ‘Fuocoammare’ (Fire At Sea) is a documentary about Italian migrant stepping-stone island Lampedusa. It looks at the lives… Read More →

Shooting in Cinecittà, 70 years of Film – Part of Permanent Exhibit as Rome’s Studio City

  A new permanent exhibition chronicling 70 years of filmmaking history opens Saturday at Rome’s Cinecittà film studio complex. The eight-part exhibit titled Shooting in Cinecittà includes over 120 movies, 300 photos, costumes, set designs, and some 60 documentaries covering the decades from 1937-1990.   Beginning with historic and Fascist propaganda films from the late 1930s, the… Read More →

GLADIO Looking For Limited Television Series

William Medici is looking to set-up GLADIO as a limited television series from an original screenplay he wrote. Based on true events, Gladio is in the vein of “All The President’s Men” and “Spy Game” and the “The Best of Youth.”   The film centers on the relationship between the U.S and Italy where the operation was… Read More →

William Medici to host black-tie gala opening

  William Medici is set to host this year’s black-tie gala event for Fright Fest, the New York City International Film Festival’s first annual fall festival focused on horror films.   Fright Fest is the first annual horror festival that was hatched by the New York City International Film Festival which celebrates the best of independent world… Read More →

Italy’s Economy Falls by .5% over the last 15 Years – Why This Should Scare You

September 14, 2016 By William Medici   Luca Paolazzi, Chief Economist for Confidustria, the Italian industrial confederation, has reported what most of us already knew, that between 2000 and 2015 the Italian economy remained stagnant. It actually fell .5%, a significant number compared to other European nations. In the same period, France’s GDP grew by 18.5%, Germany’s… Read More →

Ambasciatore Usa: il «no» passo indietro. Di Maio duro (con gaffe)

«L’Italia `e un paese di G7 e un partner fondamentale all’interno dell’economia globale,`e nel nostro interesse di influenzare questi affari». William Medici.   John R. Phillips, U.S. Ambassador to Italy   September 13, 2016 By Il Sole 24 Ore   Se al referendum sulla riforma della Costituzione vincessero i “No” l’Italia farebbe «un grosso passo indietro». Lo… Read More →

Turkey’s Situation: Dire

July 31, 2016 By William Medici   Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s tyrannical focus to retain his grip on his country has proved to be incredibly dangerous to Turkey’s citizens, allies and will lead to the continuing erosion of stability in the region and beyond. His reluctance to engage complex issues (i.e. Syria’s civil war, migrants, ISIS,… Read More →

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