Carlo Macchitella (Florence, 1952), already a Constitutional Law professor at the university of Florence, he has been for thirty years as an executive of Rai, where he covered various roles. In the eighties and nineties he has been a director for Cinecittà and the Luce Institute. In 1999 he was nominated general director of Rai Cinema and chairman of 01 Distribution to whose conception, planning and organisation has participated in first person. From 2008 he is an independent producer.
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), “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 of 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” (by Giovanna Gagliardo, 2011) and “Lettera al Presidente” (by Marco Santarelli, 2013).
“Diabolik”, the latest production, directed by the Manetti bros. is scheduled for release in 2021.