Francesca Longardi is a producer and the Head of Development for Cattleya’s film projects. Francesca joined the company in 1999 and made partner in 2009. Francesca is actively involved in the company’s managerial decisions. She handles every aspect of the projects and creative development also choosing the concepts and searching for young talents. Some of Cattleya’s most box-office-successful movies bear her signature, like the comedies by Alessandro Siani and Luca Miniero. She currently manages the development of international series such as Django and Suspiria De Profundis. She was previously a creative associate at Fox Searchlight Pictures, the specialized division at Twentieth Century Fox.