Charles Vogl

Charles Vogl

Charles Vogl is a documentary film producer and co-founder of Broken English Productions LLC in New York City. He focuses on creating high social impact through non-fiction media. He has worked with both Academy and Emmy Award winning filmmakers. Vogl produced the independent feature documentary NEW YEAR BABY which has won nine international awards to date, including the ‘Movies That Matter’ human rights cinema awards (an Amnesty International initiative). The film aired on national PBS’ Independent Lens Series, and the U.S. State Department screened the film in Southeast Asia in 2010. Vogl worked with Directors Sarah and Emily Kunstler on the feature documentary WILLIAM KUNSTLER DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE (ITVS / CPB), about the legacy of the most famous constitutional lawyer in 20th century America. The film premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival then released theatrically in the US. He also worked with Director Chris Wong on WHATEVER IT TAKES (Sundance Institute / CAAM / CPB). After a successful festival tour, it aired nationally on PBS’s Independent Lens series in 2010. Vogl consulted on Cynthia Wade’s documentary BORN SWEET. The film premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. He also worked with Cynthia Wade on the Sundance Film Festival premiere of her HBO documentary FREEHELD which went on to win an Academy Award. Vogl is a recipient of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting INPUT Fellowship and the Working Films Documentary Institute Residency at the Mass MOCA. His work has been funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Independent Television Service, the Open Society Institute, the Movies That Matter Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts. He has a B.S. from the University of Southern California Annenberg School, and he is currently completing graduate studies at Yale University, where he focuses on ethics and religion. At Yale, Charles was named a Jessie Ball duPont Foundation Scholar.

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