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About Baptiste Charles

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Baptiste is a writer hailing from the part of France where it is always sunny. After a stint in politics and earning his Master's Degree in Management, he was a marketing intern for the 23rd Raindance Film Festival in 2015, then joined the team permanently in 2016 as the Registrar of the MA in Filmmaking. He is passionate about diversity in film, which he researches and writes about extensively. He is the producer of the hit webseries "Netflix & Kill" and the multi-award-winning short film "Alder", as well as a writer for stage and screen. His short film "U Up?" is currently in pre-production.

Pondering Diversity and Storytelling

Pondering Diversity and Storytelling

The 2010’s decade has been a time of major reckoning for the film and television industries globally when it comes to representation. This was the decade of #BlackLivesMatter and #OscarsSoWhite, of #MeToo and #TimesUp. It was the decade when long-lasting systemic...