Charlie Sadoff - President/Creative Director
Charlie Sadoff is the founder and president of Mighty Pictures, Inc. located in New York City. His work as a producer, writer and editor has been met with both critical acclaim and the industry's highest awards. He counts among his clients some of the most outstanding brands in the world of television and film, including HBO , CBS , ESPN , Nickelodeon , Spike TV , Miramax and The History Channel.
In 1991, Sadoff began his career as an editor at Douglas Jines Editorial in New York City. While there he worked as an editor on the groundbreaking and Emmy Award winning Liquid Television produced by Colossal Pictures as well as Peter Gabriel's music video Steam which won an MTV Music Video Award for Best Editing.
In 1994, Sadoff was hired by TNT & Cartoon Network to help launch the channels in Asia. He would spend the next three years in Hong Kong as the network's Senior Producer for Creative Services. While there he would produce campaigns in India, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, the Philippines and Australia. His work garnered multiple international awards including several Promax Golds and a prestigious Broadcast Design Award.
In 1997, Sadoff joined Miramax Films as an editor and producer of feature film trailers and commercials working on such movies as Smoke Signals , She's All That , Next Stop Wonderland , 54 , Little Voice and the Oscar Winning Life is Beautiful .
In 1999, Sadoff edited the independent feature Jersey Guy which was released by Castle Hill . Later that year he signed on with the entertainment division of the National Basketball Association where he was a producer of features for weekly shows and specials.
In 2000, Sadoff produced feature segments for HBO's award winning Inside the NFL . He also served as a writer, producer and editor of the 10 hour documentary, The Rites of Autumn, The Story of College Football which aired on ESPN and was released on Home Video and DVD by Lions Gate .
In 2002, Sadoff founded Mighty Pictures , Inc. as a full service production company specializing in documentaries, feature film trailers and commercials. Under the Mighty banner he has produced several documentaries for the NBA , ESPN, The History Channel as well as three CBS Sports Spectaculars. Mighty is also recognized as one of the outstanding producers of documentary feature film trailers, including Academy Award nominees The Betrayal and War Dance. Sadoff has been nominated for 8 Golden Trailer Awards and won a 2010 Golden Trailer for his work on The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest.
In 2009 Charlie produced the feature doc DreamRiders which premiered at the Sheffield Film Festival and aired on the Travel Channel. He went on to produce the feature doc Running America for Nehst Studios and was writer, co-producer and editor of the critically acclaimed doc Cut Poison Burn which premiered at the 2010 Mill Valley Festival and was released nationwide in the summer of 2011. He was also a co-producer and supervising editor of The Harvest, a feature length documentary about American child migrant workers from Academy Award nominees Shine Global. The film has screened at numerous international festivals including the prestigious IDFA in Amsterdam as well as before members of Congress and the Department of Labor. It was released nationwide in the summer of 2011 and aired on Discovery in August ’11. Currently, Charlie is producing the Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest.
In 2010, Charlie with partner Gabe London, started Found Object, an agency focused on creating social responsibility campaigns for corporations, organizations and NGOs. In little more than a year, Found Object has earned a sterling reputation for creating inspiring and influential campaigns for the likes of the UN Foundation, World Wildlife Fund, NRG Energy, The Clinton Foundation, Toyota, Timberland and many more.
Charlie has served as a judge for the Emmy Awards, has been a speaker at the annual Real Screen Conference in Silver Spring, the New York Film Council and is a guest lecturer at the school of journalism at Columbia University. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and lives in New York City.