Freeman Film Trade & Finance
André Boissier is a 30-year veteran of the film business having forged an expertise in the international distribution of independent feature films. In addition to Freeman, Boissier oversees Pasatiempo Pictures, a Latin American content-provider and ABLO, Inc., a media consulting company. Through these entities Boissier has been involved in the distribution of more than 500 films throughout his career, including SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, WHAT WOMEN WANT, HANNIBAL, MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, LOOPER & ZERO DARK THIRTY. Born in Cuba, raised in Switzerland, Boissier resides in Los Angeles with his wife and family.
Pasatiempo Pictures celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year with a position of prominence in Latin America and a specific focus in Central America, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Revolutionary Releasing is a leading content provider in Eastern Europe with a library of more than 300 feature films. ABLO is an LA-based consulting company catering to an elite group of overseas distributors.
Throughout his career, Boissier has acquired and distributed a number of prolific films including HANNIBAL, WHAT WOMEN WANT, MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, THE HURT LOCKER, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, LOOPER and ZERO DARK THIRTY, to name a few.
Born in Cuba, raised in Switzerland, Boissier is fluent in five languages and resides in Los Angeles with his wife and daughters.
Tamar Chafets joined Freeman Film Trade & Finance Ltd. in 2004 as Vice President of Distribution & Servicing and is responsible for the delivery infrastructure, marketing and publicity for the company. A 22-year film veteran, Ms. Chafets has worked in various aspects of the film industry including production, sales, financing, service and distribution. She has also consulted in technical post-production. Ms. Chafets graduated from the University of Southern California and resides in Los Angeles with her daughter.
She later handled the theatrical distribution of Warner Bros. through her company, La California Investment.
Most recently she has been managing theatrical operations for Pasatiempo Pictures Panama and oversees logistics for the company throughout the region.
Liza Petrie-Angelov has been an integral part of Freeman Film Trade & Finance Ltd., as an acquisitions consultant and distribution coordinator for Eastern Europe. Petrie-Angelov actively manages a database comprised of more than 300 titles and acts as a vital link to Freeman’s distribution network overseas. A British national, Petrie-Angelov graduated from USC’s School of Cinema & Television in 1995. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.
Nieves has long-standing relationships with Lions Gate, CBS Films and Relativity and recently partnered with Pasatiempo Pictures Puerto Rico to handle theatrical releases from Open Road Films and Film District, among others.
Danny is a graduate of the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico with a B.A in Business Administration, Major in Management; and a second B.A in Business Administration, Major in Marketing.