Alex Pissios: The Chicago Film Studios President and CEO 


Alex Pissios managed over a $200 million production budget with hundreds of full-time employees. Pissios and his team have produced dozens of television shows and feature films such as Divergent and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The Vice-Chairman and chief operating officer of a private equity firm based in New York, Alex Pissios came to Chicago to head a publicly-traded company that owned and managed motion picture and television studios, digital production facilities, and related businesses.

How is Cinespace changing the game?

Renters are attracted to Cinespace Chicago Film Studios for many reasons; our rent is the most competitive in the country. Alex Pissios: We produce two to three films a month, and we have a state-of-the-art facility and over 25 million square feet of screen space. Cinespace is among the largest producers of film and television in the U.S. “In the last year, we have been privileged to partner with several of the most accomplished filmmakers in the industry. We have been so busy creating quality work for our production companies that it has allowed us to advance our philanthropic endeavors at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios and elsewhere in Chicago.”

What type of projects does Alex work on?

Alex Pissios hanging out with Christian Bale
Alex Pissios hanging out with Christian Bale

Alex Pissios is uniquely positioned to work on all types of projects, from blockbuster blockbusters to indie films and documentaries. He recently  from Paramount Pictures and Anonymous Content, directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez, called Escape Room. Alex’s previous credits include the Hollywood blockbuster, Transformers: The Last Knight, where he edited the film and handled all photography at the Mexico City location.