Charles GantJournalist and distribution analyst
Charles Gant is the Film Editor of Heat magazine, the top-selling UK celebrity entertainment weekly. His freelance activities include writing a monthly column on box-office for Sight & Sound, and a weekly box-office commentary for Guardian.co.uk. He is a consultant on film for the Saturday Times Magazine and a contributing editor of Wired UK. He reviews for leading Hollywood trade publication Variety. He appears from time to time on ‘BBC1’s Film 2011’, ‘Sky News’, ‘Five News’ and ‘BBC News 24’. He also appears regularly on Claudia Winkleman’s ‘Radio 2 Arts Show.’
Charles has served on the jury for the Orange Rising Star Award since its inception, and on juries for BAFTA and Rushes Soho Shorts. He votes in the British Independent Film Awards and London Critics’ Circle Film Awards.