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Charles grew up in Miami, London, and Philadelphia. After completing his undergraduate degree at Temple University, he moved to New York City, where he worked as a Gaffer and Cinematographer. Charles attended the American Film Institute graduate program for Directing in 2000-2002, where he was the recipient of the Ashley Amulis Scholarship. While ... See full bio »
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Bad Lieutenant
Bad Lieutenant Camera and Electrical Department
Big Night
Big Night Camera and Electrical Department
Flirting with Disaster
Flirting with Disaster Camera and Electrical Department
The Funeral
The Funeral Camera and Electrical Department


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 2014 Gotham (TV Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2014) ... (gaffer)
 2013 Made in America (Documentary) (additional electrician)
 2011 Born to Shine (TV Series) (gaffer - 2011)
 2009 Labor Pains (gaffer)
 2008 The Prince (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2007 The Final Season (gaffer)
 2006 Glass House: The Good Mother (Video) (key gaffer)
 2006 Mini's First Time (gaffer)
 2002 For Earth Below (Short) (best boy electric)
 2002 The Vagina Monologues (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1998 A Brooklyn State of Mind (gaffer)
 1997 The Blackout (gaffer)
 1996 The Prosecutors (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1996 The Funeral (gaffer - as Charles McNamara)
 1996 Flirting with Disaster (electrician: Arizona - as Charles McNamara)
 1996 Big Night (chief lighting technician - as Charlie 'Gigi' McNamara)
 1995 Killer: A Journal of Murder (gaffer)
 1995 The Addiction (gaffer - as Charley McNamara)
 1994 Holy Matrimony (gaffer)
 1993 Household Saints (gaffer - as Charles Mcnamara)
 1993 Dangerous Game (gaffer)
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
- Oedipus Rex (1993) ... (gaffer)
 1992 Bad Lieutenant (gaffer)
 1992 Fool's Fire (TV Movie) (rigging gaffer)
 1991 Lethal Innocence (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1991 Hangin' with the Homeboys (gaffer)
 1990 Monsters (TV Series) (gaffer - 7 episodes)
- Household Gods (1990) ... (gaffer)
- Malcolm (1990) ... (gaffer)
- Sin-Sop (1990) ... (gaffer)
- The Young and the Headless (1990) ... (gaffer)
- The Hole (1990) ... (gaffer)
 1990 Men of Respect (best boy electric)
 1990 Flashback (assistant chief lighting technician - as Charles Andrew McNamara)
 1990 A Matter of Degrees (best boy)
 1989 Fear, Anxiety & Depression (best boy electric)
 1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway (electrician)
 1988 The Laser Man (second electric - as Charles McNamara)
 1988 Vampire's Kiss (best boy electric)
 1987 Deadly Illusion (electrician)
 1987 Salvation!: Have You Said Your Prayers Today? (third electrician - as Charles McNamara)
 1987 A Return to Salem's Lot (electrician)
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Alternate Names:

Charles Andrew McNamara | Charles McNamara | Charley McNamara | Charlie 'Gigi' McNamara | Charles Mcnamara

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Directing Fellow at AFI.

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