FILM & TELEVISION
After his early career in theatre, Charles has worked exclusively as writer, director and editor for film and television.
In 2018 he adapted and directed ‘Caliban Remix’, winning Awards of Excellence at Global Shorts, Best Shorts and Accolade Awards. A Bronze Laurel at LA Shorts, a Bronze Remi Award at the Houston WorldFest International Festival of Film and Cinema as well as Best Edited Short Film at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema in 2018.
That same year he directed himself in Edgar Allan Poe's ‘The Tell Tale Heart’ which has since won ten global awards including a Silver Remi Award at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, The Best Horror Award at the Cannes Short Film Festival and The Best Actor Statuette at the Global Shorts Awards in Los Angeles and at the 2019 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema.
As an editor he won Best Edited Foreign Film at the 2018 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema for his film 'Caliban Remix' and as a freelancer he edited, 'Foreign' for Starving Artists Films and 'In Two Minds' for Harper Brothers Productions.
His most recent work as a director and editor is 'Los Angeles Fever Dream'. This LGBTQ drama shot entirely in Hollywood and Malibu in Los Angeles has now won awards at the 2020 Independent Shorts Awards, The Accord Cine Fest, The Phoenix Short Film Festival and the Accolade Awards.
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.