FILM & TELEVISION
After his early career in theatre, Charles has worked exclusively as writer, director and editor for film and television.
In 2018 he edited and directed ‘Caliban Remix’, winning Awards of Excellence at the Accolade Awards, Global Shorts, Best Shorts and the Houston WorldFest International Festival of Film and Cinema. That same year Caliban Remix also won the Best Edited Film at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema in California.
In 2019 Charles directed himself in Edgar Allan Poe's ‘The Tell Tale Heart’ winning ten global awards including the Best Horror Award at the Cannes Short Film Festival, Best International Short Film at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema and the Best Actor Statuette at the Global Shorts Awards in Los Angeles.
In 2020, in collaboration with Starving Artists Theatre of Los Angeles, he adapted and directed 'Los Angeles Fever Dream'. Shot entirely in Hollywood and Malibu this LGBTQ drama has won awards at the 2020 Accolade Awards, the Independent Shorts Awards, the Accord Cine Fest and the Phoenix Short Film Festival.
In 2022, his screenplay 'In Absentia' was selected for the Hamburg Film Awards and received an Honourable Mention at Madrid's, Snow Leopard International Film Festival. Following it's completion in 2023 In Absentia has won Best Short Film at the Toronto Awards Film Festival, the International Motion Picture Awards and the Purple Sky International Film Festival.