Christopher Slager is an agent at Endeavor Content. Slager and his team create advantageous financing packages and innovative distribution deal structures for the group’s financier clients and content creators within Endeavor’s network. Functioning as a consulting group, Endeavor Content navigates the shifting media landscape, forging connections to both traditional and non-traditional sources of project financing worldwide.
Through his time at Endeavor Content, Slager has worked on the team to secure financing and distribution for hundreds of films that have garnered both critical acclaim and commercial success. Benh Zeitlin’s BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL, Nate Parker’s THE BIRTH OF A NATION, Kenneth Lonergan’s MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, Denzel Washington’s FENCES, Dee Rees’ MUDBOUND, McG’s THE BABYSITTER, Sean Baker’s THE FLORIDA PROJECT, and upcoming films such as, Elizabeth Chomko's WHAT THEY HAD, Bill Holderman’s BOOK CLUB, and Aneesh Chaganty’s SEARCH. Slager also represents Academy Award winners Hilary Swank and Nicolas Cage, Academy Award nominated actor/director William H. Macy, Academy Award nominated director Benh Zeitlin, and writers including Prentice Penny (INSECURE, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE), Lindsey Beer (CHAOS WALKING, BARBIE) and John J. Griffin (CRATER, SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON).
Prior to Endeavor Content, Slager worked as the Awards Marketing Coordinator at Focus Features in New York. He worked on the campaign for THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT.
Slager has a B.S. in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
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