Charles Jones

Charles Jones

SeaJay5ive Films
Editor and Filmmaker

Brooklyn, New York

Member Since:
April 2016
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About Charles

NYC based filmmaker/story teller and a detail oriented team player. In addition to producing my own projects, I am a skilled and experienced freelance editor and DP. As an editor, was raised on FCP Legacy - my current NLE of choice is Adobe Premiere and sometimes DaVinci Resolve Studio (depending on the project needs)- I am intimately familiar with RAW workflows (for RED, ARRI and SONY footage) and preparing projects for XML and OMF exports for Color and Sound respectively.
As a DP, I have excellent lighting/gaffer skills and I'm experienced with several digital cinema cameras - including various RED, SONY and ARRI models.
I have shot and/or edited shorts and features, both narrative and documentary. My work has screened at top tier film festivals and have also been broadcast on network television and premium cable.

My profession is filmmaking and my hobbies are filmmaking!

In addition to NYC, I am able/willing to work in both LA and Atlanta.

Unique traits: I am a filmmaker first - I freelance as an editor and DP

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Credits

  • Michael Caine

    Michael Caine (2019)
    TV Series Editor

  • Real Talk

    Real Talk (2019)
    Film Editor

  • All In

    All In (2017 - 2018)
    Film DP/Editor

  • Melinda

    Melinda (2018)
    Film Editor

  • The Real Side Chicks of Charlotte

    The Real Side Chicks of Charlotte (2018)
    TV Series Cinematographer

  • Ugly

    Ugly (2016)
    Film (Comedy, Drama, Romance and Short) DP/Editor An urban, coming-of-age story of a boy looking for love in the wrong place..his own environment.

  • Secrets

    Secrets (2016)
    Film (Drama) Editor When a successful businessman has an sexual appetite larger than what's on his plate at home chaos erupts.

  • Perceptions

    Perceptions (2016)
    Film (Action, Drama, News and Short) Director/Editor When law enforcement is perceived as an occupying force in the community, how will justice prevail?

  • Send 2 Receive

    Send 2 Receive (2015)
    TV Movie (Drama) Editor Add a Plot »

  • Meri Mary Mari

    Meri Mary Mari (2015)
    Film (short) Cinematographer

  • Art & Brutality

    Art & Brutality (2015)
    Film (Documentary, Short and Drama) Cinematographer A gallery exhibit about Police Brutality affects a man in an unexpected way.

  • Attempted Burglary - a Film Noir Short

    Attempted Burglary - a Film Noir Short (2014)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Thriller and Short) Editor When a troubled teen attempts to rob a New York City apartment, he becomes an involuntary witness to a brutal, mafia-style execution.

  • Autistic Like Me: A Father's Perspective

    Autistic Like Me: A Father's Perspective (2014)
    Film (Documentary and Family) Writer/Director An emotionally gripping feature length documentary film that examines the lives of five fathers raising and caring for children on the autism spectrum. Centered around a clinical weekend retreat with 14 Dads, the film dispels the archaic "big boys don't cry" notion and uniquely chronicles the emotional struggles of a group of fathers, including Director Jones, as they open up to one another about the fear, disappointment, and, ultimately, the acceptance of a very different parenting experience than they had envisioned. www.AutisticLikeMe.net Written by Charles Jones

  • Two Days in Harlem

    Two Days in Harlem (2014)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Short) DP/Editor Concept creator Two Days in Harlem is a SAG narrative short film that examines the relationship between the NYPD and the citizens of Harlem, NYC. The film takes an unvarnished look at the highly publicized and polarizing stop and frisk policy as well as the role police have in the community. The story is told through the eyes of Jason Farmer a veteran NYPD Detective and Harlem native. Jason's unique view of the community in which he lives and works offers a keen insight into the life of officers who have a difficult and often thankless job. He encounters three young men Omar, James and Eric on separate occasions and his judgment of who each of these men is may cost someone their life. The film stars Jason Hurt, Yandy Smith, Gabrielle Ryan and a strong ensemble cast of characters. Written by Anonymous

  • Born to Dance: Laurieann Gibson

    Born to Dance: Laurieann Gibson (2011)
    Television (Reality-TV) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • The Tombs

    The Tombs (2011)
    Film (Drama and Short) Editorial department A Brooklyn man's three-day journey through New York's infamous central booking jail system, famously known as The Tombs.

  • Little Brother: Things Fall Apart

    Little Brother: Things Fall Apart (2010)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Camera and Electrical Department Set in Camden, New Jersey, well-known as one of the nation's most dangerous cities, "Things Fall Apart" takes a look at boys growing up amongst extreme violence, poverty and crime, and explores their feelings on love and relationships set against impossible odds. Written by J Tiggett

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