Head of Acquisitions
Chris Charalambous has worked in the film industry for over eleven years. He is head of Acquisitions and Business Development at Freestyle Releasing where he identifies new films for US theatrical release in addition to digital media and ancillary distribution.
Before joining Freestyle, Chris worked as Executive and Producer at Pierce Brosnan’s MGM based film and television production company, Irish DreamTime. In addition to managing a slate of over 25 film and television projects in active development, he worked on five Irish DreamTime films that were independently financed and sold to major distributors such as New Line, United Artists and The Weinstein Company for theatrical release including “The Matador,” “Laws of Attraction” and “The Greatest.”
From 2000 to 2001, Chris worked at MGM Studios in theatrical marketing research, international marketing and theatrical production.
Chris received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the City University of New York Queens College. He has lectured on various topics in the film industry at UCLA Film School, USC Film School and assorted professional organizations. A frequent international traveler, he holds both US and British Passports.