Charles Haine is currently a professor at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema.
Since completing his MFA at USC in 2005, he has worked as a freelance director, cinematographer and colorist. Haine founded the Academy Award nominated production company Dirty Robber in 2008.
Among Haine's directing highlights are: a music video for Fitz and the Tantrums "Don't Gotta Work It Out," which featured on Pop Up Video); fashion advertisements for Fais Do Do and Emory K Holiday; and countless book trailers for Simon & Schuster, Penguin, Quirk and many others—including the trailer for Chuck Klosterman’s novel The Visible Man.
As a cinematographer, he shot the opening title sequence to the TNT hit RIZZOLI & ISLES, and his color work includes clients like Nissan, Ford, TBWA Chiat Day, ESPN, and many, many more.