Charles Little II

Motion Picture Editor | Photographer | Creative
Motion Picture Editor's Guild (I.A.T.S.E. Local 700)
Diversity Mentorship Group

Charles Little is a motion picture editor, photographer and multimedia creative based in Los Angeles, California. Born in Chicago and raised between Minneapolis and the Windy City; Charles served two Persian Gulf tours in the United States Navy before attending Chicago’s Columbia College where he studied the arts. Charles won the Elevate Film Festival’s Best Editing Award in 2009 and a Telly Award for his work on Singha’s “Transportraits” ad campaign in 2012 directing and editing a series of brand films for the agency Gertrude, Inc.  Charles has edited and directed hundreds of hours of content for television clients including Showtime, MTV, AXSTV, Fuse, VH1 and FOX Studios. Some of Charles’ earliest design works have been published in Joel T. Jordan’s coffee table publication: Searching For The Perfect Beat: Flyer Designs of the American Rave Scene (Watson-Guptill Publications, 2000) and record of Charles’ contributions as a prolific dance music promoter are evidenced in Michaelangelo Matos’ paperback: The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Music Conquered America (Harper Collins, 2015).

Charles is an active member in various industry post-production groups promoting diversity and advancement within the film and television industry; and is a proud member of the Motion Picture Editor’s Guild (I.A.T.S.E. Local #700). Charles is also a student, competitor and advocate of Muay Thai (pronounced: /moo-wee-tie/) also known as The Art of Eight Limbs, maintaining a healthy mind, body and spirit through the art of sport combat.  

“The compromise of the human spirit always leads to something worse.”
— Bill Duke


photo by @instajoshmadson