Charlie Norton       

Cinematographer, Director, Editor 
Charlie Norton is a cinematographer, director and editor based out of the New York Tri-State and New England areas. He is originally from Bridgewater, MA and is the creative director of Flying Card Productions. Charlie currently studies at Hofstra University pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree for film studies and production.
Charlie has a wide-range of knowledge in film and television production that is way beyond his years. He has worked on several projects, corporate, independent and self made, fulfilling multiple positions on crew above and below the production line. On set, Charlie is an effective asset in the Camera Department as a director of photography, first or second assistant camera. He also has experience in the grip and electric department and is as a reliable production assistant.
When Charlie is not on the field, he is usually at the books focusing on his education or hard at work writing and editing his next project. Charlie is also an active judge at the Boston Screaming Ostrich Film Festival and a former member of the Rhode Island International Film Festival youth jury committee. In his spare time, Charlie plays sports like ice hockey and track and keeps his mind active listening to music and meditating.
Charlie is a passionate filmmaker who wants to find balance. With his open minded communication skills and ability to work with diverse groups of people, his work ethic is the drive that leads those to success alongside with him.
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Awards

Best Music Video

Indie Shorts Fest Los Angeles 2021

Recieved Semi Finalist Award in Best Music Video Category - "Lose You to Love Me"

Best Music Video

Boston Screaming Ostrich International Film Festival 2020

Best Music Video - "Lose You to Love Me"

Best High School Short

American Youth Film Festival 2020

Best High School Short Film - "STARR"

Finalist

Ithaca Student Film Festival 2020

Finalist for Best Music Video - "Lose You to Love Me"

Best Music

Video

Give Me 5 Film Festival 2018

Received Best Music Video for "Glorious"

Best Music Video

Independent Shorts Awards 2020

Won The Silver Award for Best Music Video and The Bronze Award for Best Production Design - "Lose You to Love Me"

Finalist

Student Los Angeles Film Awards 2020

Finalist for Best Music Video - "Lose You to Love Me"

Semi Finalist

Los Angeles Cine Fest 2020

 

Received Semi Finalist Award in Student Film Category - "STARR"

Best Short Film

Give Me 5 Film Festival 2019

Received Best Short Film for "STARR"

Honorable

Mention

CEG Chicagoland Student Film Festival 2017

Received Honorable Mention for "Two Pairs of Shoes"

Film Festivals

Indie Short Fest Los Angeles 2021

Entered the music video "Lose You to Love Me" and won a semi-finalist award at the festival

Independent Shorts Awards Los Angeles 2020

Entered the music video "Lose You to Love Me" and won the Silver Award for Best Music Video and the Bronze Award for Best Production Design

 

Boston Screaming Ostrich International Film Festival 2020

Entered the music video "Lose You to Love Me" and won Best Music Video at the festival

 

Student Los Angeles Film Awards 2020

Entered the music video "Lose You to Love Me" and was short listed as a finalist at the festival

 

American Youth Film Festival 2020

Entered the short film "STARR" and  won Best High School Short Film at the festival

 

New Jersey Brightside Film Festival 2020

Entered the short film "IMAGES" and music video "Lose You to Love Me" and received official selection laurels

 

Ithaca Student Film Festival 2020

Entered the music video "Lose You to Love Me" and was short listed as a finalist at the festival

 

Los Angeles Cine Fest 2020

Entered the short film "STARR" and won a semi finalist award at the festival

 

All American High School Film Festival 2019

Entered the short film "STARR" and received an official selection laurel

Rhode Island International Film Festival 2019

Worked with the staff of Flickers under the Youth Jury in the festival from August 6th-11th 2019

 

Give Me 5 Film Festival 2019

Entered the short film "STARR" and received the award for Best Short Film

 

UPIKE Film & Media Arts Festival 2019

Entered "Boys and Girls" and received an official selection laurel. Also gave a Q&A session on the film on April 6th 2019

 

Rhode Island International Film Festival 2018

Worked with the staff of Flickers under the Youth Jury in the festival from August 7th-12th 2018

Give Me 5 Film Festival 2018

Entered the music video "Glorious" from Lauren Barthelmes "First Steps EP" and received the award for Best Music Video

GEG ChicagoLand Student Film Festival 2017

Entered the short film "Two Pairs Of Shoes" and received Honorable Mention in the High School Division

Rhode Island International Film Festival 2017

Worked with the staff of Flickers under the Youth Jury in the festival from August 8th-13th 2017