Claire McCarthy is a Sydney based writer, director, producer and visual
artist, and has been making internationally acclaimed short films and
documentaries for over a decade.
A directing graduate of the
Australian Film TV and Radio School (2001), Claire has written, directed
and produced a number of documentaries and short films in Australia,
India, Germany and Mexico including Australian Film Commission fully
funded short film Skin (2006), The Find (2006), City Edge (2005),
Starbaby (2002), Panopticon (2001), Square Space (2000) and Tinsel
Her first feature film Cross Life debuted
at the Sydney International Film Festival (2007) and release is
expected in late 2007. Her documentary film Sisters in Calcutta (filmed
on location in India) will broadcast on ABC television in late 2007. The
Waiting City, Claire's next feature film, is in development through the
Australian Film Commission's IndiVision program.