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Amílcar Cariño Charlemagne is a video editor based in New York City. He has extensive experience working with a wide range of clients, including Vice Media, Rada Studios, Amnesty International, PBS, and MTV.

Throughout his career, Amílcar has demonstrated a keen ability to create visually stunning and engaging content. He began his career working on the Emmy-award winning show, Vice on HBO, and went on to serve as the global video editor for Afropunk. Additionally, he has edited a one-hour special for Great Performances (PBS), which spotlighted the impact of closures and challenges on the performing arts industry due to COVID-19. He also worked on the Vice TV series Fanatics: The Deep End, which explores compelling characters on a journey to the outer extremes of their particular fascinations.

Currently, Amílcar is working on ROOTED, a feature documentary produced by Seedlight Pictures and directed by Bridget Besaw. The film follows the story of Germaine Jenkins, a rising star activist and urban farmer in Charleston, South Carolina, and her five-year quest to gain ownership of her farm.

Amílcar holds a BA in Film from the University of Sacred Heart (PR) and an MFA in Media Studies from The New School for Public Engagement (NYC).

For inquiries or to contact Amílcar, please email him at

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