Phillips_Charlie_2014Charlie Phillips is the newly-appointed Head of Documentaries in the Multimedia department at Guardian News and Media, commissioning new online documentaries. He was previously Deputy Director for Sheffield Doc/Fest, working across all departments – programming, marketplace, conference, digital and year-round training.  Prior to this he was Marketplace Director, co-ordinating the MeetMarket, a unique opportunity for filmmakers and digital media producers to present their most innovative and passionate ideas to commissioners, buyers, funders and distributors. Before that, he was the Editor of FourDocs, Channel 4’s BAFTA-winning online documentary channel, and he continues to bring an interactive and cross-platform perspective to Sheffield’s marketplace activities.