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Charlotte George

Writer, Director - Drama / Comedy /Film / Kids (live action)

Agent: Jean Kitson - jean@kitsonpress.co.uk

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Link to showreel, clips and website here

Since moving to London in 2008, Charlotte has worked continuously as a director, making more than 100 short films for the web with a variety of clients and producers. In 2011 she 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, for award-winning website YoungDads.TV. Recent work includes a soap opera written by young people, Dead Ends, for Nick Hornby’s literacy charity Ministry of Stories; an online musical comedy series 1994; and directing the Electronic Press Kits for BBC dramas Happy Valley Series 2, From Darkness, The Honourable Woman, and C4/E4 shows, No Offence and Banana.

Charlotte is passionate about using drama and comedy to tell stories exploring issues around social justice and human rights. Her aim is to write and direct high quality, entertaining fictionalised projects, which have the potential to introduce new audiences to characters and situations they might not otherwise encounter.

Work

Current

Hollyoaks
Lime Pictures

Director, 4 episodes, 2016 – 2017
You can view one of her episodes here

Invisible
Urban Myth

Original comedy/drama created with Ben Chessell, in development with Julian Murphy and Johnny Capps.

Bird
Underground Films

Original feature film romantic comedy in development with Irish Film Board funding.

World of Chickens

Romantic comedy feature film in development, based on the novel by Nick Earls. Producers Chelsea Bruland, Tait Brady, with EP Trish Lake.

Online

Happy Valley II (2015-2016)
Red Productions / BBC

Directing online content and Electronic Press Kit for second series of award-winning drama.

From Darkness (2015)
BBC

EPK and cast interviews for new 4 x 60′ crime drama, starring Anne-Marie Duff and produced by Helen Ziegler. See videos here

No Offence (2015)
Abbott Vision / C4

Directed and edited the EPK for the new Paul Abbott crime series. See videos here

Banana (2014)
Red Productions / E4

Directed and edited the Electronic Press Kit for the new Russell T Davies series. Cast profiles, interviews and two specially created short films available here

The Honourable Woman (2013-2014)
Drama Republic / Eight Rooks/Sundance Channel / BBC

Directed and edited the Electronic Press Kit for major TV thriller by Hugo Blick, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Andrew Buchan, Stephen Rea and Janet McTeer.

1994 (2013)

5 x 5’ comedy web series. Writer, director and producer.

Dead Ends (2012)
Ministry of Stories

Directed 4 x 6’ episodes, written by 12-16 year olds, for web project funded by Hoxton based literacy charity.

EastEnders Online (2012)
BBC

Directed and edited behind the scenes coverage for BBC Online.

Me and My Dad (2011-2012)
YoungDads.TV

Writer/director, 4 episode web drama based on workshops with teenage fathers.

EastEnders: E20 (2011)
BBC

Online content for BBC3 drama E20, including 10 x extra ‘Whodunit’ episodes with the main cast plus behind the scenes films, sketches and interviews.

Short Film

Countdown (2012)
Virgin Shorts

Writer/director. 2’ comedy film

Never Had You (2011)

Writer/director. Short legal drama set in the Family Court starring Doon Mackichan and Helen Clapp

Safe Exit (2011)

Director. Short film based on the testimony of a street prostitute

What Does 0.05% Look Like? (2010)

Writer/director/producer.

Winner: Robin Hood Tax Film competition. Judge Richard Curtis said ‘I love the imagination of this film – the most thoughts – the wittiest – and a profound point at the bottom of it’.

The Easy Chair (2008)

Director/producer. 5’ short film of the Guardian YouTube competition. Official shortlist 2009.

Ingrid Sits Holding a Knife (2007)

Director. 15’ AFC funded black comedy written by Lally Katz.

Official selection: St Kilda Film Festival 2007, Melbourne Underground Film Festival 2007

Two Minutes to Midnight (2005)

Director/writer. 15’ romantic comedy.

Selected: Foxtel Digital, Flickerfest, London Australian Film Festival

Winner: Best Film, Fitzroy Shorts

The House of Names (2005)

Director/writer/producer. 15’ comedy.

Selected: Foxtel Digital, Melbourne Intl Film Festival, Berlin Interfilm Festival, St Kilda Film Festival, Rhode Island Film Festival

Winner: Best Director, Fitzroy Shorts

Campaigns / Other

Money Skills (2012)
Barclays / Inside Job Productions

Series of online short films targeted at students running their finances.

Bleeding Heart Films (2012)

Various films with her production company Bleeding Heart Films for charities, including the Museum of London and iceandfire

London's Poverty Profile (2010)
Trust for London / iceandfire

Director/producer. 6 shorts for London Poverty Profile website.

Outcry (2010)
The Children’s Society / BID

Director/producer. Video campaign about children in immigration detention

Beyond Prison (2010)
Inside Job Productions

Writer/director. 30’ DVD project. Live comedy show and doc about mental health in prisons.

Winner: Best Short Documentary Scottish Mental Health Film Festival 2011, Special NHS Award

In the Same Boat (2009)
Inside Job Productions

8’ short film written and performed by prisoners at Littlehey Prison, Cambridgeshire

Extraordinary Rendition (2009)
Reprieve UK / iceandfire

2’ viral video campaign

Wow Wow (2008)

Music video for comedian The Bedroom Philosopher (75,000 YouTube hits)

The Audreys
ABC Music

Director / writer. Music videos on Banjo & Violin and Oh, Honey.