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Voltage Pictures
IndustryMotion picture
Founded2005; 19 years ago (2005)
FounderNicolas Chartier
United States
Key people
  • Nicolas Chartier (CEO)
  • Jonathan Deckter (President & COO)
ProductsMotion pictures

Voltage Pictures is an American film production and distribution company founded by Nicolas Chartier in 2005. It has assembled over 180 motion pictures, earning the company a total of two Golden Globe Awards and nine Academy Awards.

Recent films

Recently released by Voltage is The Marksman starring Liam Neeson which opened on January 12, 2021 via Open Road; the second installment of the After franchise, After We Collided, starring Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes-Tiffin.

Additional releases include I Feel Pretty starring Amy Schumer and Michelle Williams, which grossed nearly $100 million worldwide upon its release in 2018, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron and Lily Collins, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film festival and subsequently sold to Netflix, and Ava, directed by Tate Taylor and starring Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, John Malkovich, Common, Geena Davis, and Joan Chen.

Sales titles

The current Voltage sales slate includes upcoming the thriller Fear of Rain starring Harry Connick Jr. and Katherine Heigl, which is due to release February 12, 2021 via Lionsgate, and Body Brokers, which is due to release February 12, 2021 via Vertical Entertainment.  Soon to be released titles include the gangster crime biopic Lanksy starring Harvey Keitel, Sam Worthington and Annasophia Robb, the political biopic Reagan, starring Dennis Quaid, Penelope Ann Miller with Academy Award winner Jon Voight, the horror-thriller The Seventh Day starring Guy Pearce, and war-thriller Condor's Nest starring Arnold Vosloo.


Voltage Pictures has produced two seasons of "True Justice" starring Steven Seagal which aired on 5USA, the upcoming 12 episode series "Age of The Living Dead / Age of the Undead" and most recently serving as executive producers on "Six" which is currently airing on The History Channel.


The Hurt Locker, starring Jeremy Renner took home six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay in 2009. Dallas Buyers Club, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and starring Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto and Jennifer Garner. The film received three Academy Awards, including Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, and two Golden Globes, again in the two acting categories.


In 2014, Voltage Pictures filed a slew of "John Doe" lawsuits against individuals they accused of torrenting the film Dallas Buyers Club, which Voltage had produced.[1]

In 2018, it was discovered that Voltage was attempting to sue 55,000 Canadians for sharing their films online.[2] Policy experts have called this move a case of Copyright trolling.[3]



  1. ^ "Dallas Buyers Club LLC". Archived from the original on November 19, 2015. Retrieved 18 November 2015.
  2. ^ Knopf, Howard (19 October 2018). "Voltage Pictures and the Massive Mass Litigation Mess in Canada". Excess Copyright. Retrieved 21 January 2020.
  3. ^ Jackson, Emily (26 May 2017). "Copyright ruling called 'bad news for consumers, bad news for Canada'". Financial Post. Retrieved 7 May 2019.