Charlie Wilson is an independent film-maker based near Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland. He has worked as an actor and director in theatre, film and television for over 25 years and has developed a diverse body of work over this period. He has a particular interest in working with those who have suffered social exclusion, including young people with mental health issues, persons with learning disabilities, people struggling with drug and alcohol dependency, the longterm unemployed and young offenders.
Charlie is a director of Big Box Network, a film company based in the Highlands and Islands and has directed a number of short films with the company, including “Time to be Sleeping” (2012), “The Game” (2013), “Charlie” (2014) and “Shortcuts to the North” with North Highland College UHI. He is director and co-writer of “Sister’s Curse” which will be bigboxnetwork’s first feature length film, shot entirely on location in the North Highlands.
Big Box has also worked closely with North Highland College UHI and George Gunn to develop a number of student projects, including Wool and Widows and Seaglass that were instrumental in facilitating the development of the forthcoming UHI film and creative writing degrees, Charlie is currently Programme Leader in Highlands & Islands Film-making at North Highland College UHI.