Claire Ferguson

Director / Editor

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Agent: Silvia Llaguno
Associate Agent: Julian Dickson

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Claire's most recent documentary feature, Destination Unknown, which she both directed and edited, received rave reviews from critics: Print ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Powerful", The Guardian ⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Gripping", The Times ⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Heartbreaking", Independent ⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Moving, unremitting", Financial Times ⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Powerful", Time Out ⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Deeply moving", Radio Times ⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Extraordinary", Daily Express Online ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Profoundly moving", Flickering Myth ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Extraordinary", Camden New Journal ⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Unforgettable", Top 10 Films ⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Harrowing", Filmuforia ⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Profoundly moving", Arts Desk ⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Required viewing", Indie London

Film

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COUNT ME IN
EDITOR

2020

Asylum Giant / Red & Black Films

Dir: Mark Lo
Prods: John Giwa-Amu, Mark Lo

GENERAL MAGIC
EDITOR

2017

Spellbound Productions

Dirs: Sarah Kerruish, Matt Maude
Prod: Matt Maude

AMA
EDITOR

2017

Conquest Films Ltd

Prod: Nuala O'Leary

DESTINATION UNKNOWN
DIRECTOR & EDITOR

2016

Dartmouth Films

Dir: Claire Ferguson
Prod: Llion Roberts
*Official Selection, Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016

THE ISLANDS AND THE WHALES
EDITOR

2016

Intrepid Cinema

Dir: Mike Day
Prod: Mike Day

VANISHING SAIL
STORY CONSULTANT

2015

Indian Creek Films

Dir: Alexis Andrews
Prods: Alexis Andrews, Justin Sihera
*Audience Award, Rhode Island Film Festival 2015

SPEED SISTERS
CONSULTING PRODUCER

2015

SocDoc Studios

Dir: Amber Faires
Prods: Jessica Devaney, Amber Fares, Avi Goldstein
*Best Documentary, Adelaide Film Festival

GROWING UP DOWN'S
STORY PRODUCER

2014

Maverick TV

Dir: William Jessop
Prod: William Jessop
*Nominated for Best Documentary, Emmy Awards 2015

ALICE WALKER: BEAUTY IN TRUTH
EDITORIAL CONSULTANT

2013

Kali Films

Dir: Pratibha Parmar
Prod: Shaheen Haq
*Nominated, Best Documentary, Seattle International Film Festival 2013

EVERYTHING OR NOTHING: THE UNTOLD STORY OF 007
EDITOR

2012

Passion Pictures

Dir: Stevan Riley
Prods: John Battsek, Simon Chinn

UP IN SMOKE
PRODUCER & EDITOR

2011

Notion Pictures

Dir: Adam Wakeling
Prods: Claire Ferguson, Adam Wakeling
*First Prize, Festival delle Terre Film Festival 2012
*Prix d'argent, Millennium International Doc Festival 2012
*Winner, Deauville Green Awards Film Festival 2012
*Prix Buffon, Paris Science International Film Festival 2012

GUILTY PLEASURES
EDITOR

2010

Bungalow Town Productions

Dir: Julie Moggan
Prod: Rachel Wexler
*Nominated for Most Entertaining Documentary, Grierson Awards 2011
*Best Documentary Feature Award, Sidewalk Film Festival 2011
*Special Jury Award, Mendocino Film Festical 2011

THE END OF THE LINE
EDITOR

2009

Arcane Productions/Dartmouth Films

Dir: Rupert Murray
Prods: George Duffield, Claire Lewis
*Winner, PUMA, Creative Social Impact Award 2011
*Nominated for Grand Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival 2009
*Nominated for Best Documentary, British Independent Film Awards 2009

THE BEATLES IN HELP!
DIRECTOR & EDITOR

2007

Apple Corps Ltd

Prod: Jonathan Clyde
*5x Platinum selling DVD

CONCERT FOR BANGLADESH REVISITED WITH GEORGE HARRISON AND FRIENDS
DIRECTOR & EDITOR

2005

Apple Corps Ltd

Prod: Jonathan Clyde

*5x Platinum selling DVD

BYE BYE BLACKBIRD
EDITOR

2005

Samsa Films

Dir: Robinson Savaray
Prod: Jani Thiltges
*FIPRESCI Prize, Taormina International Film Festival 2005
*Nominated for Grand Prix, Tokyo International Film Festival 2005
*Nominated for Grand Prize, Talinn Black Nights Film Festival 2005

CONCERT FOR GEORGE
EDITOR

2003

Radical Media/Warner Music

Dir: David Leland
Prods: Ray Cooper, Olivia Harrison, Jon Kamen
*Winner of Grammy Award for Best Music Documentary 2005
*5x Platinum selling DVD

AILEEN: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF A SERIAL KILLER
EDITOR

2003

Lafayette Films

Dir: Nick Broomfield
Prod: Jo Human
*Winner of Amnesty International-DOEN Award, Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival 2003
*Winner, Best Documentary, Tribeca Film Festival 2003
*Nominated for Best Documentary, Grierson Awards 2004
*Nominated for Best British Documentary, British Independent Film Awards 2004
*Nominated for Best Documentary Award, European Film Awards 2004
*Nominated for Best Feature Documentary, International Documentary Assn.Awards 2004

Short Films

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INNOCENT PINK
EDITOR

2003

Geronimo Films

Dir: Paul Whittington
Prod: Jo Farr

WHAT ABOUT ME?
EDITOR

2003

Geronimo Films

Dir: Paul Whittington
Prod: Jo Farr

HERO
EDITOR

2002

Geronimo Films

Dir: Paul Whittington
Prod: Paul Whittington