Ron Howard to get Ischia talent award

Festival promotes tourism to film locations

ROME -- Ron Howard, in Italy to shoot Sony Pictures' "Angels & Demons," will be presented with the Foreign Award at the sixth Ischia Film Festival.

The Ischia festival, which will take place June 23-29, is focused on promoting tourism to locations used in films.

The festival is the first of two on the island off the coast of Naples over a three-week span, with the Global Film and Music Fest set to take place on Ischia in July.