Ben Charles Edwards is a British film director, photographer and writer. Upon the release of Edwards' feature debut, The British Film Institute remarked that "Charles Edwards’ has crafted distinctive, admirable work that seems to have emerged from the unseen margins of British cinema."
Edwards' most recent feature film entitled, Come Home, is a psychological horror set in upstate New York. The movie stars Camilla Rutherford in a leading role. The original score for the movie was created by Orri Páll Dýrason of Sigur Rós. Filming began in January 2018, with the film set for release 2019.
To date, Set The Thames on Fire has been nominated for "The Discovery Award" for Best New Debut Film at the BFI London Comedy Film Festival 2016. The film was also long listed for the British Independent Film Awards 2016 for "Outstanding Achievement In Craft" and "Newcomer Discovery Award".
Other works include the awarded commercial for Frost French ‘Motel Monologues’. The commercial was also exhibited at the Pompidou Centre Paris. Edwards was nominated for 'Best Director' at Bokeh film festival. The film was also nominated for 'Best Picture'.