Nicolas Chartier was born in 1974 and is a French film sales agent and film producer. Chartier is partners with American film producer Dean Devlin in the sales and production company, Voltage Pictures. Voltage's first produced independent feature film was The Hurt Locker directed by Kathryn Bigelow. The film was picked up for wide theatrical release in the United States by Summit Entertainment and won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Voltage also produced Dallas Buyer's Club. Chartier previously was head of U.S. sales for Sydney-based Arclight Films.
Chartier had previously cofounded Vortex Pictures for Gold Circle Films. Chartier was a sales agent for the distribution of Academy Award-winning film, Crash, directed by Paul Haggis.