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 International 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 and Best Actor Statuettes at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema and 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 award at Madrid's, Snow Leopard International Film Festival.
NON BROADCAST TELEVISION
With over twenty five years experience in corporate television Charles has made a wide range of programmes for a variety of organisations.
For the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office - The Laundry Bill
(a documentary about the social repercussions of money laundering, shot in USA, Italy, Austria and the UK)
For the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development - Home Based Care: The Kenyan Story
(a documentary on HIV/ AIDS, shot in Nyanza Province, Kenya for the World Congress of AID’s held in Toronto 2006)
For the Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa - The Lion King: Is his throne secure?
(a documentary on the conservation work of Professor David MacDonald, shot in the Hwange National Park Zimbabwe and London)
For the Olympus Optical Company of Japan - Living the Spirit of ‘Social in’
(an overview of Olympus, shot in the USA, Japan and the UK for the visit of HRH Prince Edward to Olympus corporate headquarters in Tokyo)
Currently he is working on a series of ongoing programmes for the ‘Safer Roads Foundation’ in the UK and the European Transport Safety Council in Brussels on accident blackspots around the world.