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Christopher Kikis Christopher Kikis

As Co-President of Ovie Entertainment, Christopher Kikis brings a talent of skills ranging from creative producer, presenter of theater, international impresario, real estate, marketing, and sales.

Mr Kikis has substantial experience as a producer and presenter of international theater spectacles; responsible for everything from project inception, development, finance, to performance. Some of his theater productions include staged performances in New York (including the prestigious BAM 'Next Wave Festival' of the Brooklyn Academy of Music), Western Europe, India,etc.

Mr Kikis worked with Paul Carney on the creation and development of Carney's harrowing autobiographical manuscript, ‘Crawl’ intended for publication and film or television production.

In addition, he has served as managing director of a major New York real estate company, responsible for expanding the company's operations, negotiating real estate transactions, and the hiring and training of new brokers in effective sales and marketing techniques. As a result, Mr Kikis brings extensive sales, marketing and negotiating skills to Ovie Entertainment.

As one of Ovie’s Founders, Mr Kikis has created and continues to develop Ovie Entertainments relationships with a wide variety of film industry executives, distributors, sales agents, international co-producing partners, and emerging talent. As Ovie's seasoned film festival expert, he represents the Ovie Brand at all major international film congresses.

Mr Kikis has produced several films; studied theater and communications at Hunter College, City University of New York. Studied with Nat Horn at the Nat Horn Musical Theater, and with Michael Rutenberg and Kevin O'Connor of The Actor's Studio.