Massimo is a musician and a great expert of the history of cinema. He has been artistic director of the Orchestra Scarlatti di Napoli of RAI television network, of the Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma of the RAI and of the Todi Arte Festival. He has been also engaged with the Rossini Opera Festival for the realization of the first full historical performance of the famous Péchés de Vieillesse by Gioacchino Rossini. He taught at the International Multimedia University of Umbria, connected with UCLA of Los Angeles. He collaborates with the newspaper La Repubblica.
Alfred Hitchcock, Luchino Visconti and Ken Loach are the three most important masters of the Seventh Art for Patrizia. Architecture and Cinema have always been her passions that she studied at the University of Rome "La Sapienza”. For Patrizia, cinema must be able to move even if dealing with social issues.
Maddy is Born and bred in Milan but world citizen by trade.
I studied Art and Cultural Heritage in Milan and during my BA I lived in India to do on field research for my thesis on Bollywood.
I then moved to Edinburgh (Scotland) to pursue my studies and career in Directing and Production. Here I worked on a number of small indie productions. Back in Italy I have been working as Event Producer and in marketing. My last adventure was in Australia where I lived for two years.
I have always loved cinema and I truly believe in the power of storytelling.