Clare is a two-times Welsh BAFTA-winning writer and director drawn to compelling, emotive stories that speak to our shared humanity. She is currently directing a narrative short through the BFI.Network, backed by producer Hannah Thomas at Severn Screen, plus documentary shorts for charities Age Cymru and MENCAP. She is being mentored by director Euros Lyn.
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 for her documentary My Brief Eternity, which was nominated for Best Documentary Short at the London Short Film Festival and Best Short Documentary at the UK Film Festival. The film was longlisted for a British Independent Film Award and the EE BAFTA for British Short Film 2017.
Clare's work has screened at international festivals including Ireland's Academy-qualifying Foyle Film Festival, Los Angeles Women's Independent Film Festival, London's East End Film Festival and the Women’s International Film Festival in Hollywood. It has found international distribution through public service broadcaster ABC Australia, ViaVision and is currently available on iTunes.
Clare’s broad experience spans advertising, TV, marketing communications and magazine publishing. 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 and qualified with the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Clare is based in Cardiff, Wales.