Madeleine srl, founded in 2007 by Carlo Macchitella, the sole partner and administrator. A cinema and television production company. Madeleine born to tell through cinema, television, and documentary the cultural evolution and tradition of Italy today with particular attention to the historical events who have had our country and Europe as the protagonist.

The work of Madeleine is characterized by great attention to the quality of the product, to the international market, with Europe and outside Europe co-production and with the use of new technology for the diffusion of the works made.

“Cinema is part of my life. I belong to the early fifties generation, where the world was grey. A ge-neration where your dreams came from books, from music, from the radio, dance parties and for many years I delegated to the magic of the big screen my imagination, to be amongst friends, a meeting that could mark the beginning of a romance, memory of a dream or story that would change my life”
(Carlo Macchitella from “I mille volti del Sogno”)

Carlo Macchitella

Born in Florence, class of 1952, he taught constitutional law at the university of Florence and was for thirty years an executive of Rai, where he covered various roles. In 1999 he was nominated as a general director of Rai Cinema and chairman of 01 Distribution in which he participated in the conception, planning, and organization.

And it is precisely his great passion for the cinema that he always nurtured and accompanies him in life, like a spectator first, critic and writer, then in the end like a producer. In the eighties and nineties, he was on the management board in Cinecittà and the Luce Institute. From 2008 he decided to dedicate full-time as an independent producer founding, Madeleine, a research of new projects and directors that promote and guide with vision and perspective.

He teaches at the Luiss Business School “production laboratory” and author of essays and books that range from legal arguments and worldly institutes with audiovisuals.

In 2007 he was awarded the honor of the commander of the Italian Republic.

PRODUCTION

Among the films produced by him “La pecora nera” (by and with Ascanio Celestini, 2010), “Passione” (by and with John Turturro, 2011), “La fine è il mio inizio” (by Jo Baier, 2011), “Studio illegale” (by Umberto Cartenì, 2011), ”Quattro volte vent’anni (by Marco spagnoli, 2012), “La gente che sta bene” (by Francesco Patierno, 2013), “Ammore e malavita” (by Manetti Bros, winner of the David of Donatello as the best film 2017), “The end – l’inferno fuori” (by Daniele Misischia, 2017), “Tutte le mie notti” (by Manfredi Lucibello, 2018), “Letto n.6” (by Milena Cocozza, 2018) and several documentaries including “20 anni” (of Giovanna Gagliardo, 2011) and “Lettera al Presidente” (by Marco Santarelli, 2013), ”Nuovi comizi d’amore” (by Italo Spinelli 2014), ”Il paese perduto” (by Manfredi Lucibello, 2015).

Currently producing with XFilme “The Big Other” by Jan Schomburg, it’s in the pre-production phase with the next film by the Manetti Bros., ”Diabolik”.

LITERATURE
  • I mille volti del Sogno, Marsillo, Venezia 2012
  • (with Alberto Abruzzese) Cinemitalia 2005: sogni industrial tecnologie mercato, Marsilio, Venezia 2005
  • Nuovo cinema Italia: autori, industrial, mercato, Marsilio, Venezia 2003
  • Grazie, Derrick, Bompiani, Milano 1998
  • (with Raffaele Barberio) L’Europa delle televisioni, Il Mulino, Bologna, 1989
  • Il Gigante nano: Il sistema radiotelevisivo in Italia: dal monopolio al satellite, ERI edizioni Rai, Torino 1985
  • La grande Riforma: 4 anni di dibattito sulla riforma istituzionale, La Nuova Italia Editrice, 1982
  • (with Paolo Barile) I nodi della Costituzione, Einaudi, Torino 1979
  • Gli apparati informativi del Parlamento Inglese, Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli, Torino 1978
EDITORIAL WORK
  • Via Tuscolana, 1055, (with Vittorio Giacci) in Via Toscolana, 1055, RomaFilmFestival, 2003
  • Azienda di Stato Ed emittenza privata del fenomeno pubblicitario: Tra scontro e reciproca integration, (with Fernando Pinto) in ”Scritti In Onore di Egidio Tosato”, Giuffrè Editore, 1982;
  • L’Ansa della ufficialità al mercato della notizia – Situazione e prospective della nostra mag decembre giore agenzia d’informazione, ”Problemi dell’informazione”, Anno VII,   n.4, Ottobre-dicembre 1982;
  • Una conferma per il monopolio pubblico e la prefigurazione del sistema misto, ”Problemi dell’informazione, ” Anno VI, n.4, Ottobre Dicembre 1981;
  • Il Ruolo dell’Ente Regione nell’organizzazione Radiotelevisiva. Esperienze e prospettive, (with Maria Cristina Grisolia) in ”Radio Televisione pubblica e privata in Italia” a cuts di       P. Barile, E. Cheli, R. Zaccaria, Società Editrice Il Mulino Bologna, 1981;
  • L’Autonomismo, ”Cultura e partiti nell’età della Costituente. Vol.II” a cura di Roberto Ruffilli, Società Editrice II Mulino Bologna, 1980;
  • Verso la riforma della stamps periodic, ”Il Diritto delle Radiodiffusioni e delle Telecomunicazione” Anno IX n.1, gennaio/aprile 1977;
  • Potere Politico, Giornalisti, Crisi della Stampa, in Politica del Diritto” n.3/4, maggio-agosto   1976.