Charis Orchard returned to Oz after a 15 year stint overseas where she lived and worked in such far flung places as LA, London and most of all, Paris. She completed a Master’s Degree in Film Directing from the University of Western London and the Met Film School while working freelance as a Director and Producer making brand and music videos. Charis has also directed and produced five indie feature films, a couple of which won an award. Another notable experience in her career to date was working as a production co-ordinator with Disney President Max Howard and Director Tony Leondis on the animated feature film 'Igor' which was distributed theatrically by the Weinstein Company. Charis is currently producing a new slate of Australian documentaries and films.