CINESPACE Chicago Film Studios is an entertainment complex dedicated to producing the film, television, and digital content. Founded in 2013, the company has become one of the most prominent and influential production companies in the city. The company is headquartered in the Chicago Film Studios building, located in the heart of the town. The building itself has become a community focal point and is filled with professionals and film enthusiasts. CINESPACE Chicago Film Studios has become a hub for production and post-production professionals and students. The company serves as a launchpad for aspiring professionals to get their foot in the door and learn the ins and outs of working in the film industry.
Alex Pissios is the president and CEO of CINESPACE Chicago Film Studios. He was introduced to the film industry in high school and has worked in the industry ever since. He attended Columbia College Chicago, earning a degree in film and television production. His work experience includes producing, writing, and editing for television and working on feature films.Alex Pissios is a member of several organizations, including the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, The American Society of Cinematographers, and The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He was also named a “Chicagoan” by the Chicago Tribune in 2009. In 2016, Alex Pissios was chosen to be inducted into the Chicago Film Critics Association’s “Hall of Fame” to contribute to the city’s entertainment community. Currently, Pissios serves as a board member for The Cultural Nature Foundation (CNF), an organization that works to provide opportunities for artists and creatives through educational programming and projects that promote sustainability through arts education.