Martha De Laurentiis
Advocates to Take the Profit Out of Online Piracy
“‘Hannibal,’ was the fifth most stolen TV show during its first season on the air."
“[piracy] forces companies to either shrink their production budgets or commit to fewer, less risky projects. And ultimately, it harms audiences by limiting the types of stories that creatives can tell.”
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The De Laurentiis Company
Starting in 1947 De Laurentiis has produced a number of classic films including THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR, SERPICO, RAGTIME, CONAN THE BARBARIAN, KING KONG and Federico Fellini's LA STRADA. Today, the De Laurentiis Company continues to break new ground and push the boundaries on both large and small screen with exciting new projects that include NBC's HANNIBAL, now shooting its third season, and the forthcoming BARBARELLA series, set to be directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (BRONSON, DRIVE), THE SEVENTH DAY, a scifi thriller to be directed by Shane Abbess, SANDMAN SLIM, based on the cult book series by Richard Kadrey, and THE NATURALS, based on the successful YA series by Jennifer Lynn Barnes.
The De Laurentiis Company has also overseen the construction of several international film studios, including EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, NC; the Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast in Australia; and currently the CLA- De Laurentiis Studios in Ouarzazate, Morocco.
Martha De Laurentiis
Chairman of De Laurentiis Company
Martha De Laurentiis formed the Dino De Laurentiis Company (DDLC) in 1980 with her partner and husband, Dino De Laurentiis, after a robust career in film production during the 1970's (The Dain Curse, Wolfen, Warriors, Prince of the City, Ragtime.)
Beginning with a quintet of Stephen King stories, Martha helped spearhead a new studio in Wilmington, NC to accommodate the flurry of productions that came with the coming decades, while continuing to drive productions on the West Coast and abroad. Today, with more than 40 films, series, and mini-series to her name, Martha leads the company into the future with exciting projects that include NBC's Hannibal, Barbarella, and the forthcoming series, Gateway.
Meet The Team
PRESIDENT OF PRODUCTION
EXECUTIVE ASST / MANAGER / CREATIVE