Claire is of British-Persian heritage and comes from a family of film makers so film making is in her blood. She started her career in broadcasting at MTV, Nickelodeon and most recently BBC Creative. As an eternal day dreamer she has been lucky enough to bring her playful, stylistic ideas to TV screens full of charm and wonder, winning two BAFTAS and numerous awards along the way. Her experimental style, seamlessly blends VFX and film and bends into many genres, from kids to sport, drama to comedy.
She made her first short film, Take Me, a couple of years ago whilst on maternity
leave which was officially selected at Norwich Film Festival and LIFF and now wants to tell more dark comedies and take the viewer on a visceral journey full of character and nuances. She is currently in pre production on a short charity film with The Media Trust.
BAFTA Best Short Form - Bedtime Stories - Nick Jr
BAFTA Best Short Form - Big Green Thing - Nickelodeon
BAFTA Nominations - Our Friend Earth & Bedtime Stories
BAA - Nomination for Best Animated Children’s Series – Nick Jr Bedtime Stories
KINSALE SHARK GOLD - Best Drama Promo - Doctor Who 50th
HOMESPUN YARNS Short Film Competition - Winner of Best Drama - Take Me
LONDON IFF - Official Selection - Take Me
NORWICH FILM FESTIVAL - Official Selection - Take Me
PROMAX GLOBAL EXCELLENCE (LA) - Best Campaign - Weekends on BBC News
PROMAX GOLD - Best Online Service - BBC Bitesize
PROMAX GOLD - Best Ident Campaign - BBC 2 Idents
PROMAX UK GOLD - Best Factual Promo – When I'm 65
PROMAX EUROPE GOLD - Best Dramatic Prog Spot - Dr Who 50th
PROMAX UK GOLD - Best Factual Promo - Africa
PROMAX WORLD GOLD - Best PSA - Nickelodeon Big Green Thing
PROMAX WORLD SILVER - Best Interstitial – Nick Jr Bedtime Stories
PROMAX SILVER - Best Prog Spot - Dr Who 50th
PROMAX EUROPE SILVER - Best Use of Music - Africa
PROMAX EUROPE SILVER - Best Factual Promo – When I'm 65
PROMAX UK SILVER - Best News and Current Affairs – When I'm 65
PROMAX UK SILVER - Best Use of Music – OBD
PROMAX UK SILVER - Best Long Form - Nickelodeon Big Green Thing
PROMAX UK BRONZE - Best Children's Clip Based – CBBC Factual
PROMAX WORLD BRONZE - Best Children’s Promo – Nick Toons Spongebob Epic
PROMAX BRONZE - Best Online Service Spot - Go CBBC
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