Charles Pelletier was the writer and director of the comedy short “That’s Opportunity Knocking,” which won 24 awards at film festivals. A composer as well as a writer, he wrote the music and lyrics to the award-winning Off-Broadway musical “The Green Room.” His song “It’s All About Me” from “The Green Room” won the Songwriter’s Guild of America Award for Best Musical Theatre Song.
Charles has written three produced musicals, hundreds of songs, and has sold screenplays and licensed theatre pieces around the world. As a solo artist, he wrote and released the album “Flight Times.” He wrote the music and lyrics to a children’s musical “The Boy Who Stood Still,” which premiered at the University of New Hampshire, and the music to the musical “Sour Grapes,” which premiered at the Copake Theatre. His screenplays have won numerous screenplay competitions. His original songs have been heard on radio stations and placed in several independent movies including Valentine Man, Eyes of Innocence, Piling Up Vera, Chasing Indigo and Zyzzyx Road.
Charles has acted professionally in plays and musicals and has done film and commercial work in Chicago and Los Angeles. He is currently the vocal music director for Princess Cruise Lines. Charles has a bachelor of arts in music from the University of Illinois, has studied with William Warfield (singing) and Roque Cordero (music composition), and has done additional study in literature and music at Oxford University in England.
Best Comedy short
Fusion International Film Festivals London
Film Fest International Amsterdam
Best Foreign Comedy Short
Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase
Best Comedy Short Film
Vancouver Filmdance Festival
The NOVA Fest & CAPITAL Int’l Media Market
Best Comedy & Best Screenplay
KaPow Intergalactic Film Festival
Best Comedy Scene
Action On Film
GO INDEPENDENT DC
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
Best Musical Theatre song “It’s All About Me” from the musical “The Green Room”
Song Writer’s Guild of America
Best Comedy Screenplay for “Everybody Wants to Kill Somebody”
Hollywood Dreams International Film Festival