Clare is a double BAFTA award-winning writer and director drawn to compelling, emotive stories that speak to our shared humanity. An avid reader turned film-lover, she employs storytelling techniques derived from literature, drama and documentary to create authentic, memorable, visually rich films.
In 2015 Clare won the BAFTA Cymru Breakthrough Award for her longform factual film Sexwork Love & Mr Right. In 2016 she won the BAFTA Cymru Short Film Award 2016 for her documentary My Brief Eternity, which was nominated for Best Documentary Short Film at the London Short Film Festival and Best Short Documentary at the UK Film Festival. The film was also longlisted for a British Independent Film Award and EE BAFTA Award.
Clare's work has screened at international festivals including Foyle Film Festival, Los Angeles Women's Independent Film Festival, East End Film Festival and the Women’s International Film Festival in Hollywood, finding international distribution through public service broadcaster ABC Australia and iTunes. Clare currently has a number of narrative and documentary shorts, and her first feature, in development.
Clare’s broad experience spans magazine journalism, marketing communications, advertising and film. She has worked with some of the world's best-known brands through creative agencies in the UK as a copywriter, scriptwriter and director. She is an Associate Member of BAFTA in Wales, a regular BAFTA Cymru judge and qualified with the Chartered Institute of Marketing.