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Charles Officer

Ontario

Charles Officer is the founder and creative Director of Canesugar Filmworks. His filmmaking career began with a slate of award-winning short films that premiered at International Film Festivals around the world. He is an alumnus of the Canadian Film Centre Director Residency where his debut feature NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY was produced (TIFF ’08, 10 Genie Nominations 2010). Charles followed with the feature documentary MIGHTY JEROME (four Leo Awards in 2011, 2012 Emmy Award for Best Historical Documentary). Officer directed STONE THROWER: THE CHUCK EALEY STORY for the eight-episode documentary series ENGRAVED ON A NATION (2014 CSA Best Documentary Series). In 2017, he made THE SKIN WE'RE IN, featuring journalist and activist Desmond Cole, and the feature documentary UNARMED VERSES (Hot Docs Best Canadian Feature Awards, Vancouver International Film Festival 2017, TIFF Top Ten People’s Choice Award 2018). Charles has also directed multiple episodes of dramatic series such as ROOKIE BLUE, PRIVATE  EYES, 21 THUNDER, and RANSOM.  He recently completed his third feature documentary INVISIBLE ESSENCE: THE LITTLE PRINCE, based on the international best selling novella. His feature crime noir AKILLA'S ESCAPE, starring Saul Williams began production in spring 2019, and he is developing the series adaptation of Mordecai Richler’s novel SON OF A SMALLER HERO with Generic Productions and Prospero Pictures.

Contact info:

GGA - Kish Iqbal
kish@ggagency.ca

Charles Officer
  • Coroner

    Coroner

    Episodes: 4 Episodes

    Link: IMDB

    Type: One-hour episodic (TV/SVOD)

    Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

  • Akilla's Escape

    Akilla's Escape

    Link: IMDB

    Type: Indie Feature

    Genre: Crime, Drama

  • Ransom

    Ransom

    Episodes: 2 Episodes

    Link: IMDB

    Type: One-hour episodic (TV/SVOD)

    Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

  • 21 Thunder

    21 Thunder

    Episodes: 3 Episodes

    Link: IMDB

    Type: One-hour episodic (TV/SVOD)

    Genre: Drama

  • Nurse.Fighter.Boy

    Nurse.Fighter.Boy

    Link: IMDB

    Type: Indie Feature

    Genre: Drama