Nicolas Chartier

French-born Nicolas Chartier started in the industry as a writer at the Cannes Film Festival, and has across-the-board experience that includes screenwriting, TV and music video production, commercials and foreign acquisitions.

In 1999, Chartier became vice president of Sales & Acquisitions at Myriad Pictures where he worked on such titles as The Good Girl with Jennifer Aniston. In 2001, he co-founded Vortex Pictures, a foreign sales company owned by Gold Circle Films, and sold numerous films internationally including My Big Fat Greek Wedding. In 2003, Chartier left to run the U.S. operations for Arclight Films and oversaw the sales of numerous titles, including the Oscar-winning Crash. In 2005, he co-founded the sales and financing operation, Voltage Pictures in Los Angeles. He is also one of the producers of The Hurt Locker which won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2010.