Writer / Director: Claire Oakley Executive Producer: Paul Ashton, Mary Burke, Steve Jenkins, Zorana Piggott, Jim Reeve, Eva Yates Producer: Emily Morgan Cast: Molly Windsor, Joseph Quinn, Stefanie Martini, Lisa Palfrey, Theo Barklem-Biggs, Elodie Wilton Cinematographer: Nick Cooke Editor: Sacha Szwarc Production Designer: Sofia Stocco Sound Designer: Ania Przygoda Composer: Ben Salisbury Production company: Quiddity Films
I am really happy that both of the films I have worked on; ALMOST HEAVEN and I AM NOT A WITCH won BIFA Awards in 2017.
I Am Not A Witch by Rungano Nyoni, I have worked on as a sound effects editor, premiered in the Official Selection at Cannes Film Festival. It was available in cinemas and on demand from 20 October 2017. BEST DIRECTOR AT BIFA - BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS
Almost Heaven by Carol Salter is a feature documentary. It has premiered at the Belinale Film Festival this year. You can see it in cinemas in London. BEST DOCUMENTARY AT BIFA BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS
At the end of 2016 I was a supervising sound editor on The Book of Gabrielle. The trailer can be seen below.
This year, I have completed working on Barley Fields on the Other Side of the Mountain directed by Tian Tsering, edited by Sofia Bost, music by Jasmin Kent Rodgman Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Pema lives in the Himalayas. For generations, her family has farmed the barley fields in peace. When her father is arrested, Pema's world is shattered.
Pikadero, a film I have worked on last year as a sound editor and dubbing mixer, won The Michael Powell Award for the Best British Feature Film at this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival.http://www.edfilmfest.org.uk/news/2016/06/award-winners-at-edinburgh-international-film-festival Pikadero was directed by Ben Sharrock and produced by Irune Gurtubai. The film premiered at San Sebastian Film Festival in September 2015. More info at https://twitter.com/PikaderoFilm
I am very proud to say that Leidi directed by Simón Mesa Soto, which I have worked on, won Short Film Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival 2014. Congratulations to the director Simón Mesa Soto and the whole crew. To read more go here.
The Magnificent Lion Boy wins again. This time it is the Best Student Animated Short prize at theRIVERRUN International Film Festival(3-13 April 2014)! Congratulations to the team!!! Here is the trailer for the filmdirected by Ana Caro.
The Mass of Men wins The Grand Prix of the 43rd Kyiv International Film Festival “Molodist”.
Other awards for the film include:
Best International Short Film at the 65th International Film Festival in Locarno International Film Student Award at 60th San Sebastien Film Festival Grand Prix at Tampere Film Festival International Competition
In total The Mass of Men has been screened at more then 60 festivals worldwide where it has won 25 Awards including the Grand Prix in4 Oscar qualifying festivals: Locarno, Tampere, Short Shorts Asia in Tokyo and Huesca.
Physics written and directed by Claire Oakley won Best of Boroughs 2012 Film Awards. Please find more information and the official trailer here.It premiered at the 56th BFI London Film Festival as a part of London Calling selection of shorts. It has also been selected forThe Moët British Independent Film Awards.