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Charles Allen Productions was founded in Guangzhou in 2015 with the goal of bringing culture and resources together, bridging the gap between international clients and local Chinese production crew.


We offer our clients seamless, hassle-free solutions to their video production needs all over China.


Charlie Pyles 

Head of Operations

Charlie is an American cinematographer, director and the founder of Charles Allen Productions. He was born in the USA, grew up in Cameroon, and has lived in Guangzhou since 2011.


Charlie graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Mass Communication and Film and Media Arts. He has produced video content in the USA, in Europe, in Africa, and in Asia.


Charlie is fluent in Mandarin, and one of his key strengths as a creative is working with our western clients to see their needs met in China.

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Mike Yongxi Mai

Creative Director

Mike is a gifted director, cinematographer and producer.


He was born and raised in Guangzhou, but his mad skills in video content creation have led him to shoot all over the world. He has worked in China, Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Russia, and even in Antarctica.

He graduated from the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in 2007, and has been working in film and television production ever since.

He is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English. 


Our work


Click below to check out some of our most recent projects:

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WHAT clients SAY

Tracy Helms, Creative Director

Unleaded Studios

I'm so impressed and pleased with everything you guys did. Plus it was just a real pleasure working with you... You guys are definitely my first call from here on when it comes to China work.

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We Have Served:

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