Charles Dye, Producer/Director
Charles Dye is an award-winning filmmaker, a husband, and a father based in Bozeman, Montana. He holds a MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking from Montana State University’s School of Film and Photography. His previous projects include Before There Were Parks: Yellowstone and Glacier through Native Eyes, which appeared on PBS and won two regional Emmy awards; A Cat Called Elvis about his search (with his family) for snow leopards in ethnically-Kazakh western Mongolia; and Last of the Gum Men about Guatemala’s few remaining chicleros. ince 1996, Charles has mentored hundreds of young filmmakers in programs such as National Geographic Student Expeditions, Seattle’s 9-1-1 Media Arts Center’s Media Underground, Reading, Pennsylvania’s BCTV FilmCamp, Tucson, Arizona’s Voices Community Stories Past and Present Project, and Montana State University’s TerraPod and Montana Apprentice Program. In 2009 he was an adjunct professor in Montana State University’s School of Film and Photography.