Portrait of Claire McCarthy

Claire McCarthy

Writer, director, producer and visual artist, Claire McCarthy has been making internationally acclaimed short films and documentaries for over a decade. Her feature film, The Waiting City, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was nominated for three Film Critics Circle Awards, an ADG award, won two IF Awards and has sold to almost 40 territories around the world.

Claire’s first feature, Cross Life, premiered at the Sydney Film Festival, screened at Pusan in Korea and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award at the 2007 IF Awards. Her documentary, Sisters, was broadcast on ABC and distributed internationally.