Working in the entertainment industry for fifteen years and frequently invited to participate on film business panels as well as a guest lecturer for multiple film schools. Known fixture on the international market and festival circuit including Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Tribeca, Sundance, Slamdance and more. I am currently the Head of Acquisitions at Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media where my extensive contacts with agencies (WME, CAA, UTA, etc.), filmmakers, and producers allow me to identify new films for US theatrical release, digital media and ancillary distribution. I am also a film sales representative for Turtles Crossing working with Netflix, HBO, Showtime, Starz, EPIX, Lifetime and more. I have a strong understanding of the currently evolving distribution landscape for all release platforms. Recent films distributed include the following: God’s Not Dead, Cake, And So It Goes, Do You Believe, Judy Blume’s Tiger Eyes, Great Expectations, etc.
Name: Chris Charalambous
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Freestyle Releasing
Occupation: Producer and Producer of Marketing & Distribution