Founded in 2002, Bartlebyfilm is a Rome based film production company which creates, develops and produces feature films, documentaries, short films and tv series.
Bartlebyfilm's first work is the montage film Un’ora sola ti vorrei (One Hour More With You) by Alina Marazzi, awarded at many national and international festivals such as Locarno Film Festival and Torino Film Festival; Sandra. Ritratto confidenziale (Sandra. A Private Portrait) and Margherita. Ritratto confidenziale (Margherita. A Private Portrait) both directed by Giuseppe Piccioni and presented at the Venice Film Festival, respectively in 2002 and in 2003.
In 2009 it produces the short film Spighe by Laura Chiossone, and in 2012 Bartlebyfilm presents at the Venice Film Festival, in the Controcampo Italiano section, Qualche nuvola (Scattered Clouds) by Saverio Di Biagio, produced together with Minollo Film and Relief.
In 2013 it produces the short film Non è successo niente (Nothing Happened) by Chantal Toesca, selected for the Nastri D’argento and for the David di Donatello, and in 2016 A metà luce, directed by Anna Gigante, that gets the nomination to the David di Donatello as best short film.
In 2016 Bartlebyfilm executive-produces for Cattleya the movies Qualcosa di nuovo (Something New) by Cristina Comencini and Non c’è più religione by Luca Miniero and, in 2017, it is the turn of the Netflix series Suburra, a Cattleya production in association with Rai Fiction and Bartlebyfilm. In 2017/2018, the company executive-produces for Lucky Red La befana vien di notte directed by Michele Soavi.
In 2017 Bartlebyfilm presents in competition at the Locarno Film Festival, in the section Cineasti del Presente, the feature film Easy – Un viaggio facile facile (Easy) by Andrea Magnani, produced together with Pilgrim Film (Italy) and Fresh Production (Ukraine) and distributed by Tucker Film. Easy gets the nomination at the David di Donatello (Italian Academy Award) 2018 for best debut director and best actor in a leading role. In the same year it presents, as special event at the at the Venice Film Festival, Casa d’altri, the short film by Gianni Amelio devoted to the town of Amatrice.
In 2018 Bartlebyfilm produces the short film Walter Treppiedi by Elena Bouryka and, in associate production with Cattleya, the series Suburra 2 and Zero Zero Zero, for which it's also executive producer, as well as the feature film Io sono tempesta by Daniele Luchetti.
Bartlebyfilm is currently working at the development and preparation of several projects including the feature film by Alessandro Siani Il giorno più bello del mondo.