Scot Charles is the owner/president of the Seattle based sound production company, Blue Charles Productions, Inc.
As a sound designer and audio recordist, his experience and involvement with audio production is extensive. He has been involved with many award winning projects and won a national EMMY in 1999 for the National Geographic Special "Avalanche: The White Death", in the category of "Outstanding Achievement in Non-Fiction Programming - Sound Mixing". He was also nominated for an Emmy for his sound design work on "Blue Water Hunters," the 1990 PBS special directed by Emmy award winner, Laszlo Pal.
Scot is an active member of IATSE local 488, IBEW, and NABET unions and a voting member of NARAS. In addition to production mixing in the field for film and video, he owns and runs his own digital audio post facility built into his home, offering sound design and surround sound mixing services for film, video and multimedia.
Mr. Charles is currently an instructor for the University of Washington extension for the Sound Production program and is a member of the University advisory board. In addition he taught advanced audio production techniques for two years at the Art Institute of Seattle. His experience includes an on-air broadcast announcer for NPR affiliate KPLU FM and several years as a performing musician. He was the senior advisor/manager for ten years at Alpha Audio, a digital post production facility at Alpha Cine Film Labs in Seattle. He has done professional voice narration for commercial projects and now specializes in audio design and recording for film and video.