Princess Grace Award:
Film Honorarium, 2009
A fifth generation San Franciscan, Charlie Corriea was born and raised in San Francisco, California. The youngest of two children he became interested in art from a young age but it was not until later that Charlie began to study animation. He first studied animation at the California State Summer School of the Arts (CSSSA), in Valencia, California. Later he continued studying the craft while interning at Wild Brain Animation Studios as a high school student. Charlie is currently attending San Francisco State University where he is completing work on his thesis film Fu-de. While there he received the Gordon Thomas Memorial Scholarship in Animation for 2008. He has contributed storyboards to the film Noche Se Luna directed by Bethynia Cardenas as well as Gwilo, a student project produced by Distant Thunder Films. Charlie has recently compleated short transitional animation for Ed Hardy 'Tattoo the World' a documentary by director Emiko Omori. He currently resides in San Francisco California.