Marie-Pierre started her career at the Cinémathèque Francaise, after earning a degree in Classics and French Literature.
Marie-Pierre is the former Director of the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs (Directors’ Fortnight) of the Cannes Film Festival, where she discovered and presented the debut films of such now-famous filmmakers as Mexican director Carlos Reygadas with Japon, Sofia Coppola with Virgin Suicides and the Romanian Directors Cristi Puiu and Cristian Mungiu with respectively Marfa Si Banii and Occident.
Macia has served as jury in many international festivals such as Rotterdam film festival, Jerusalem, Locarno, IDFA, Cluj, Mar del Plata and in Los Angeles.
Recently, Marie-Pierre produced at MPM Film Xenia and Dodo by Greek director Panos Koutras, Zama by Lucrecia Martel and Mariner of the Mountains by Karim Aïnouz.
Co-founder of MPM Premium, Marie-Pierre Macia works as part of the Acquisition and Festivals team.