- Surviving Summer (Netflix & ZDF) – Director
Charlotte has written and directed more than 100 short films, many of which have screened at film festivals and won awards around the world, including the Melbourne International Film Festival, Berlin Interfilm, London Australian Film Festival and Rhode Island Film Festival.
In 2016, she was one of two directors selected for the Channel 4/Director’s UK Women’s Directing Scheme, as part of which she was asked back in early 2017 to direct a block of 3 episodes of the popular series, Hollyoaks.
Charlotte was the online director for Series 3 of EastEnders: E20 (BBC3), as well as writing and directing a new online drama series aimed at teenage fathers, Me and My Dad. Other work includes directing the EPK’s and other supporting materials for BBC dramas Happy Valley and The Honourable Woman, Russell T. Davies’ Banana for E4, and Paul Abbott’s No Offence.
Most recently, Charlotte was 2nd Unit Director on Giri/Haji for BBC/Netflix produced by Sister Pictures and Director a new 6 part comedy web series, Big Smoke. Charlotte and her husband Ben Chessell currently have a television project in development with Hillbilly Films in the UK.
Charlotte is passionate about using drama and comedy to tell stories exploring issues around social justice and human rights. She currently has multiple projects in various stages of development; including Invisible (Producers: Urban Myth / Guilty Party) and Bird (Producer: Underground Films & Irish Film Board).