Documentary filmmaker and photographer.
Charlie is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist who was recently overseeing Vice News’ Specials slate as well as several returning series. He commissioned and produced over 30 investigative current affairs films on global politics, human rights abuses and crime.
His films have been seen by millions of people around the world and have provoked conversations that have had resounding impacts on society, including the release of political prisoners in Uganda, the initiation of protective legislation against femicide in Central America, and a hard-hitting documentary he produced on police abuse scandals in Azerbaijan that garnered several awards across multiple independent film festivals.
Previously Charlie lived and worked in East Africa documenting geopolitical issues around civil war and environmental change for The Guardian, The Economist and The Atlantic amongst others and he has received grants from Pulitzer Centre and Media Trust for his work. Between 2020-22, he was on the One World Media commissioners panel.