Charlie Barker Theobald is a writer, director, and cinematographer from Fort Collins, CO. He holds a BA from Colorado College where he graduated with a distinction in Film and Media Studies and is currently a  fourth-year MFA candidate at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Film program. 

His undergraduate thesis short, May, screened at the Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival and later aired on Rocky Mountain PBS. He has worked as an associate producer for shows on A+E and Nat Geo WILD.
While based in Brooklyn, NY, Charlie continues to write about the American west with a focus on queer histories and the climate crisis. He is currently in development on his thesis short, Heirs, which was inspired in part by The Marshall Fire and tells the story of a mercurial sixteen-year-old forced from his home by a wildfire just days after Christmas.