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Charles K. Pitts


B: March 2 in Vancouver, British Columbia

Charles K. Pitts is a producer and screenwriter. He has enjoyed successful careers as an actor, writer, and producer since 1990. Although he was born and grew up in Vancouver, he graduated from high school in New Hampshire, then studied English, Drama and Business Administration, graduating with an MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He also went to The Banff School of Fine Arts, and has a Bachelor`s degree from Simon Fraser University. He pursued the acting technique of Sanford Meisner and graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in England in 1987 but admits his intention was not to become an actor, but to become a more knowledgeable writer. He is President of Gregorian Films Ltd. and Novalis Entertainment Ltd., development companies committed to high quality literary adaptations. For example, Lives of Girls and Women was based on the book of short stories by Alice Munro. It went on to win the Best Film Award at the Atlantic Film Festival in 1995 and was also a finalist at the Banff International Television Festival in 1996. Edge of Madness was based on another story by Alice Munro, A Wilderness Station. The true story behind his quest to pull together his latest project, The Deptford Trilogy, should be made into a documentary.

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