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Jeremy Charles is a writer/director/producer/cinematographer and leader of FireThief Productions, a Cherokee-owned film production company. Beginning his career as a graphic designer and freelance writer, Jeremy spent a decade as a photographer recognized for his bold portraiture and work in the music scene. He has been proud to lend his eye and expertise to Cherokee Nation projects for the past 15 years. Since answering the call of filmmaking, Jeremy has filled nearly every role in production in hundreds of short docs, narrative shorts, branded content, and music videos. He is a co-creator, producer, and director for “Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People” which has earned five regional Emmys, and he was awarded Best Director in 2017 for the documentary short “Singing Tradition”. His direction of the music video for ‘Everybody Needs’ by Branjae earned Judge’s Choice Graphex award in 2018, and his films have been selected for numerous film festivals.