Claire Fowler


Writer-director Claire Fowler is a filmmaker from North Wales based in New York City.

After studying at Oxford University and the Royal College of Art she made a number of human rights-themed documentary films that screened at festivals internationally, including Sheffield Docfest UK, the International Human Rights Watch Festival and the International Film festival Rotterdam. Her work has also been supported by: the Berlinale Talent Campus, the PEO foundation, Film Agency Wales, South West Screen, the British Council and the Academy Foundation. In 2008 she won a Fulbright scholarship to study film at Columbia University. She graduated with an MFA honors in screenwriting in 2011.

In 2014 her feature screenplay LITTLE HOUSE won the grand prize in the Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition and Starz Denver Screenwriting Competition. It has also placed second in the Script Goldmine Screenwriting competition, and has been one of the top three scripts in the Nantucket film festival’s Showtime Tony Cox screenwriting competition. LITTLE HOUSE was one of ten projects to go into development with Cinematic in 2013, the feature-funding scheme run by the Film Agency Wales.

Claire recently participated in the BFI London film festival’s feature-filmmakers program Think Shoot Distribute, and the Kudos-Bush initiative– an emerging writer’s scheme with the Emmy award winning production-company behind The Hour, Utopia and Broadchurch.

Her most recent short film, NOODLES, was completed at the beginning of 2016. She is represented by Joe Phillips at Curtis Brown agency in the UK.

You can also find her on IMDb, Linkedin and Vimeo.

She was interviewed by the BBC Film Network.