Raised in rural New Hampshire, Charles comes from an artistic and musical background. After earning his BA in Photography & Media from Oberlin College, Charles studied Film & Video Production at the International Film & Television Workshops in Rockport, Maine. Continuing his education in media production, Charles moved to the west coast where he earned manufacturer certifications and a degree in music & audio production from Pyramind in San Francisco. Shortly after graduating, Charles joined Pyramind's staff of producers & instructors where he worked first as Studio Manager and Photographer for the production division of the company, transitioning to full time Video Producer/Editor in addition to teaching Pyramind's video editing and media authoring courses. In 2013 Charles co-founded Noisy Savage, a boutique San Francisco collective specializing in video and music production. Returning to New England in 2015, Charles continues his independent freelance work in Video Production & Post-Production serving local, national, and international clients.