Charles Officer

Charles Officer

Canada

Biography

Charles Officer studied visual art at Cambridge in the United Kingdom and communication design at the Ontario College of Art & Design. Officer’s debut short film, WHEN MORNING COMES premiered at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival to wide acclaim. His second film, SHORT HYMN_SILENT WAR received a Special Jury Citation at TIFF ‘02 and a Genie nomination in 2004.

His screenplay, NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY was selected to participate in the ‘Sparkling Tales’ Writers Lab moderated by acclaimed producer Fred Roos at the 57th Berlinale Film Festival. The lyrical love story about a young boy’s faith in magic premiered at TIFF ‘08 and was picked up by international sales agent Rezo Films.

His 2016 film, UNARMED VERSES, screened at Hot Docs.

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