Claire McCarthy

Claire McCarthy

Director | Producer | Writer

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.