EXCLUSIVE: Nicolas Chartier and Jonathan Deckter have bolstered their sales ranks in the run-up to Cannes.
Alexandra Cocean has joined Voltage Pictures as senior vice-president of international sales and will report to president of international sales and distribution John Fremes.
Cocean will handle sales of the company’s titles in APAC, Eastern Europe, Turkey and Africa. Voltage CEO Chartier and COO Deckter made the announcement on Tuesday.
She arrives from Lightning Entertainment, where she served as vice-president of international sales. Prior to that she held executive positions at Myriad, Revelations Entertainment, and New Films.
“We are really excited to have Alexandra at Voltage,” said Fremes. She brings a wealth of experience, great relationships, and a high level of energy and enthusiasm with her to the company.”
Cocean said was “thrilled at the opportunity to work with all the great talent at Voltage, which is a leader in the film distribution and production world.”
Voltage Pictures is in post-production on Untitled Detective Movie starring Bruce Willis, and John Moore’s IT starring Pierce Brosnan.
Upcoming releases include: Colossal directed by Nacho Vigalondo and starring Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens, Austin Stowell, and Tim Blake Nelson; The Headhunter’s Calling directed by Mark Williams, starring Gerard Butler, Willem Dafoe, Alison Brie, Gretchen Mol, and Alfred Molina; and LBJ directed by Rob Reiner, starring Woody Harrelson, Bill Pullman, Richard Jenkins, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.