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CHICKENSHIT WRAPPED

June 2022

Chickenshit, a short film written by Charlie and directed by Ellie Rogers, has wrapped after a two-day shoot. It is now in post-production. 

SHARP SHORTS READING

May 2022

Charlie joined the reading team for the Sharp Shorts development scheme run by Short Circuit Scotland, providing a first read and initial judgement for submitted materials.

BFI SHORT FILM WRAPPED

April 2022

Charlie's BFI NETWORK funded short film as writer-director has wrapped after two intense days of shooting. It is now in post-production and close to completion!

BAFTAS INVITATION

March 2022

Charlie was invited to attend the 2022 EE BAFTAs at the Royal Albert Hall as a BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew mentee. He attended with a range of BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew members and BFI Flare x BAFTA mentees.

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BFI FLARE TRANS FILM PITCH

March 2022

Charlie had the opportunity to pitch an upcoming short film concept at BFI Flare's inaugural Trans Film Pitch with thanks to Max Disgrace & Trans on Screen. The short has since been commissioned and is due to be in production later this year.

WATERSPRITE FF INDUSTRY PANEL

February 2022

Charlie was invited to join the industry panel of Watersprite Film Festival's Screenplay Competition, which involved holding feedback and insight sessions with finalists.

BBC WRITERSTOOM READING

January 2022

Charlie was hired by the BBC as a script reader for BBC Writersroom's Open Call. Charlie is one of a handful of new readers coming on board as the Writersroom submission system is updated.

UNIVERSITY OF READING LECTURE

October 2021

Charlie was invited to the University of Reading to give a guest lecture on writing for short film. He covered a range of key areas of short film screenwriting and introduced the students to some inspiring short films.

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BRUTE DEBUT

September 2021

Charlie's play, BRUTE, has had a fantastic run at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester. The play was called, "moving and powerful". The production was commissioned and produced by Hive North.

BFI NETWORK X BAFTA CREW 2021

December 2020

Charlie has been selected for BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew 2021, a year-long development programme and community, delivered by BAFTA in partnership with BFI NETWORK, and supported by National Lottery funding.

BFI NETWORK SCRIPT READING

December 2020

Charlie was hired by BFI NETWORK as a script reader for the NETWORK's Short Film Fund. Charlie is one of a group of readers who provide a first read of all submitted projects and assess them in accordance with BFI NETWORK's creative remit.

CANTERBURY CHRIST CHURCH LECTURING

August 2020

Charlie has been hired by Canterbury Christ Church University as a sessional lecturer. Charlie will be leading the 2nd and 3rd-year BA screenwriting modules, offering conceptual, theoretical, and contemporary industry insight-based learning.

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NYU ACCEPTANCE

March 2020

Charlie received an acceptance to New York University to pursue further postgraduate study in Dramatic Writing. Due to the pandemic, Charlie was unable to attend.

BFI NETWORK WEEKENDER

July 2019

Charlie was selected to attend BFI NETWORKS's 2019 Weekender for women, trans, and non-binary filmmakers as one of 22 participants. The weekend included panels, masterclasses, and workshops with nation-wide talent executives and filmmakers.

BFI FUTURE FILM FESTIVAL

February 2019

Charlie was invited by the BFI to sit on a panel at BFI Future Film Festival to discuss film schemes and opportunities for young filmmakers.

10 DOWNING ST DIVERSITY AUDIT

December 2018

Charlie was invited to attend an audit of diversity and inclusion in the UK film industry. The event was hosted by actor Idris Elba; participants included Amanda Nevill and the heads of Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures.

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BFI SOUTH EAST WRITERS LAB

November 2018

Charlie was selected to attend BFI Hub South East's Brighton Writers Lab to workshop two short film scripts. Facilitated by the BFI, the workshop was led by Kate Leys.

METFILM'S HIGHEST GRADE

July 2018

Charlie achieved the first MA Distinction grade ever awarded in MET Film School history.

CANNES INVITATION

May 2018

Charlie was invited to test the new 3 Days in Cannes pass as a young filmmaking representative. Charlie attended the red carpet gala of Solo: A Star Wars Story alongside watching a range of international films.