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Antonio Monda

Antonio Monda on his first year as Rome artistic director

New festival artistic director talks strengthening the programme, budget cuts and his desire to get Steven Spielberg to Rome.

Dario Argento and William Friedkin

Rome: Dario Argento and William Friedkin deliver candid retrospective

Cinema greats Dario Argento and William Friedkin joined Rome Film Festival’s artistic director Antonio Monda on stage for a ‘Close Encounters’ discussion. What started as a retrospective; turned into a candid tell-all.  

Kelsey Mann Pixar

Rome: Pixar story editor Kelsey Mann talks 'The Good Dinosaur'

Under strict anti-piracy measures, which included sealed bags and lock-downs on all electronic equipment, Pixar’s story editor Kelsey Mann presented 30 minutes of exclusive footage and sketched images from the highly anticipated The Good Dinosaur at Rome Film Festival. 

Rome MIA

Distributors discuss festivals, critics and DSM in Rome

Talent wishlists also on the agenda during market panel.

Claudio Cupellini

Rome: Claudio Cupellini talks 'Alaska'

The Italian director discusses trading gritty TV series Gomorrah for love story Alaska.

stefano sollima

Festival focus: All roads lead to Rome

Rome’s new-look market is putting the onus on convergence to bring cinema, TV and video games  under one roof. Melanie Goodfellow reports on the festival’s first International Audiovisual Market.

GALLERY: Rome Film Festival 2014

Photos from the red carpet of Rooney Mara, Josh Hutcherson, Benecio del Toro, Stephen Daldry and more.

Leonardo Guerra Seragnoli

Leonardo Guerra Seragnoli, Last Summer

Leonardo Guerra Seragnoli’s debut drama Last Summer combines an impressive production team and cast with an intriguing premise.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Rome Film Festival 2013

Rome’s Marco Müller tells Michael Rosser about the 2013 programme’s mix of challenging cinema alongside red-carpet crowdpleasers.