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Amílcar Cariño Charlemagne is a highly skilled video editor with over 10 years of experience. He specializes in short form and long form content, branded content, and narrative film, with a particular expertise in documentary filmmaking.


Through his artful visual editing, Amílcar passionately brings real-life narratives to life, shedding light on untold stories and inspiring audiences. Throughout his career, Amílcar has collaborated with prestigious clients, including Vice Media, Rada Studios, Amnesty International, PBS, and MTV.


He began his journey on the Emmy Award-winning show "Vice" on HBO and later served as the global video editor for Afropunk media. Notably, he edited the Emmy Award-winning series "Great Performances" (PBS) special titled "The Arts Interrupted," which delved into the impact of COVID-19 on the performing arts industry. He also contributed to the Vice TV series "Fanatics: The Deep End," which explored fascinating individuals on profound personal journeys.

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).

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