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Selected credits

 

On Our Doorstep (Wislocki Films), forthcoming – Executive Producer

Count Me In (Red & Black Films), forthcoming – Editor & Writer

General Magic (Spellbound Productions), 93 mins (2018) – Editor & Co-Producer

  • Winner, Jury Award, Napa Valley Film Festival 2018
  • Winner, Best Documentary, Williamsburg Independent Film Festival 2018

Amá (Raindog Films), 73 mins (2018) – Editor

Destination Unknown (Dartmouth Films), 81 mins (2017) – Director & Editor

The Island and the Whales (Intrepid Cinema), 78 mins – Editor

Speed Sisters (SocDoc Studios), 75 mins – Consulting Producer

Growing up Down’s (Maverick TV), 60 mins (2014) – Story Producer

Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (Kali Films), 60 mins (2013) – Editorial Consultant

Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 (Passion Pictures), 98 mins (2012) – Editor

Up in Smoke (Notion Pictures), 72 mins (2011) – Producer & Editor

  • 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 2011
  • Nominated, Green Award, Cinema for Peace Gala Berlin 2012

Guilty Pleasures (Bungalow Town Productions), 86 mins (2010) – Editor

  • Nominated for Most Entertaining Documentary, Grierson Awards 2011
  • Best Documentary Feature Award, Sidewalk Film Festival 2011
  • Special Jury Award, Mendocino Film Festival 2011

The End of the Line (Arcane Productions/Dartmouth Films), 85 mins (2009) – Editor

  • 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! (Apple Corps Ltd), 30 mins (2007) – Director & Editor

  • 5 x Platinum selling DVD

Concert for Bangladesh Revisited with George Harrison and Friends (Apple Corps Ltd), 50 mins (2005) – Director & Editor

  • 5 x Platinum selling DVD

Concert for George (Radical Media/Warner Music), 147 mins (2003) – Editor

  • Winner of Grammy Award for Best Music Documentary 2005
  • 5 x Platinum selling DVD

Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer (Lafayette Films), 93 mins (2003) – Editor

  • Winner of Amnesty International-DOEN Award, Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival 2003
  • Best Documentary – Special Jury Mention, 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 Documentaty Association Awards 2004

Links

 

Masterclass on editing at London’s Bertha DocHouse

Interview with Claire about the making of Destination Unknown

Grierson Awards 2017

National Film and Television School, Editing (Masters)

 

Press for Destination Unknown

Nominated for 2017 Grierson Award, Best Historical Documentary

One of Peter Bradshaw’s 10 best documentaries of 2017

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Powerful”, The Guardian

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Profoundly moving”, Flickering Myth

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Gripping”, The Times

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Heartbreaking”, Independent

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Extraordinary stories of survival, hope and endurance”, Express

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Powerful”, Sunday Times

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Powerful, unremitting”, Financial Times

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Powerful”, Time Out

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Deeply moving”, Radio Times

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Unforgettable”, Top 10 Films

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Harrowing”, Filmuforia

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Life affirming, riveting”, Mature Times

“Harrowing”, New York Times

“Accomplished and heartrending”, Variety

“Essential”, Hollywood Reporter

“A vivid portrait”, LA Times

“Far-reaching”, Sight & Sound “Might be the best documentary about the Holocaust”, Red Carpet Crash