Film, TV & Theatre
Claire is in post-production on her debut feature 'Make Up’ which has been made with the BFI, BBC Films and Creative England via the iFeatures scheme.
Claire's four short films have played at more than 50 festivals worldwide and have been awarded multiple prizes. Her previous work also includes a short documentary about soprano Pumeza Matshikiza and an essay film shot entirely underwater, which she produced.
Claire started her career assisting directors including John Crowley and Bernard Rose while working as a script reader. In 2014 she co-founded Cinesisters a peer-to-peer mentoring group for female directors.
Claire is currently writing a feature adaptation of Tessa Hadley’s short story, 'The Swan' which has been developed with Torino Lab, Creative England and the BFI. She is also developing a BFI-backed adaptation of Laura Kaye’s debut novel, 'English Animals', with screenwriter Emily Marcuson.
Claire is a Screen Star of Tomorrow (2019) an annual talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland.
BFI, Redbreast Productions
Feature adaptation of Laura Kaye’s novel being written by Emily Marcuson, in development with the BFI.
BFI, Quiddity Films
Feature in development with the BFI and developed through Torino AdaptLab
BBC Films, BFI, Creative England, iFeatures, Quiddity Films
Debut feature in post production
Decca, Universal Music
Documentary about South African soprano Pumeza Matshikiza
Rankin Film Productions, Quiddity Films
Winner of ‘Best Director’ at Underwire Film Festival (2014), Special Mention at London Short Film Festival (2014), nominated for the Channel 4 Award for Innovative Storytelling (2014).
Commissioned by the Wellcome Trust
Working Title, Quiddity Films
Winner of Film London’s 'Best of Boroughs' Jury Award (2012)
Winner of Best Personal Narrative at Amsterdam Film Festival (2011)