Charlotte freelances as a production designer and director across the music video, fashion, documentary and short form commercial mediums. She has been fortunate enough to work on productions of varying scales from lower-budget to professional, higher end shoots. Charlotte is a graduate of the BFA (Design for Performance) and MFA (Design for Performance) at NIDA where she was gratefully awarded NIDA’s inaugural half fee scholarship for ambassadorial and creative contribution.
Beginning her career as a production designer for theatre gave her a unique visual style in the film world. Her work as a production designer and co-creator on music video clip ‘Vampires’ won ‘Best Music Video’ at 2017 Australian Online Video Awards and Winner of ‘Best Production Design for a Music Video / Short Film’ at 2017 Australian Production Design Guild Awards. In 2018 Charlotte became the youngest production designer to win the AIT award for Best Set Design for Live Performance for her set design for Brandenburg Orchestras ‘Bittersweet Obsessions’. Charlotte has worked in Art Departments for Netflix and ABC. In 2019 she was fortunate enough to be awarded the Loudon Sainthill Memorial Scholarship which saw her travel to NYC to develop her interdisciplinary theatre & film practice.
Charlottes work has been featured in film festivals across Australia and internationally. Her most recent film work short film ‘Crikey’ which she designed and directed was part of the official selection at Melbourne Fashion Film Festival and LA Fashion Film Festival. She is currently a featured artist on ‘Thursdays Child Global’ an international platform of hand selected filmmakers & photographers.
Pinchgut Opera acknowledges the Gadigal peoples of the Eora nation, the first story-tellers and singers of songs. We pay our respects to elders past, present, and emerging.