Academy Award-winning Producer
Nicolas Chartier, the Academy Award-winning producer of The Hurt Locker, has been involved in the financing, production and distribution of over five hundred films. In 2005, he founded Voltage Pictures, the Los Angeles-based international financing, sales and production operation.
The Hurt Locker was Voltage’s first in-house production and won six Academy Awards in 2009, including Best Picture. Killer Joe was Voltage’s second production, directed by William Friedkin and starring Matthew McConaughey. In 2013, Nicolas executive produced Dallas Buyers Club, for which Matthew McConaughey won the Academy Award for Best Actor and Jared Leto for Best Supporting Actor. He also produced The Company You Keep, directed by Robert Redford and starring Robert Redford and Shia LaBeouf, The Zero Theorem directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Christoph Waltz; Don Jon, directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, starring Scarlett Johansson and Julianne Moore; Good Kill, directed by Andrew Niccol, starring Ethan Hawke; Fathers and Daughters, starring Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried and Aaron Paul; I.T. starring Pierce Brosnan and is an executive producer on A Tale of Love and Darkness, written, directed by and starring Natalie Portman and was an official selection at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
Recent movies include I Feel Pretty starring Amy Schumer and Michelle Williams, which grossed nearly $100 million worldwide; Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron and Lily Collins, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film festival; After starring Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes-Tiffin and based on the worldwide best-seller from Anna Todd, and Eve starring Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, John Malkovich, Common and Geena Davis, which is currently in post-production.
Past films produced by Chartier also
include Colossal starring Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis
and Family Man starring Gerard Butler which both premiered at
the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. He was also executive producer
on Taylor Sheridan’s directorial debut Wind River, starring
Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen, which premiered to rave reviews at the 2017
Sundance Film Festival which took over $45 million in worldwide box office.
Prior to forming Voltage Pictures, Chartier held various executive level sales and acquisitions roles where he championed the sale of titles including the international box office phenomenon My Big Fat Greek Weddingand Paul Haggis’ Academy Award-winning film, Crash.