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Claire Buxton
DOP

Claire has 7 years industry experience working as a Cinematographer.  Since graduating from the National Film and Television School, Claire has gone on to shoot for many major broadcasters including Al Jazeera, Channel 4, BSL Zone and The Community Channel to name a few. She has also worked on projects for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Vodafone, Mondelez UK, the NHS and Mike Stock who was apart of Stock Aitken Waterman.

 In addition to this Claire has travelled the world filming feature documentaries one of which was shot on location in Mexico about an indigenous transgender community. Claire is currently based in London and in Manchester, but she able to travel throughout the UK and has a full clean driving license.  Claire is competent using the following cameras and formats Arri Alexa, Red Dragon, Red Epic, Red MX, Red One, C300, C100 mkii, Black Magic, Sony F4, Sony F900R, Arri SR3 (S16mm), Aaton XTR, 35mm and every DSLR.
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As a Cinematographer, films she has worked on have gone on to gain incredible success. This includes a Documentary/Animation film “Abuelas” which brings to life the true story of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo. “Abuelas” received a BAFTA 2012 Nomination for Best Short Animation and was showcased by The British Society of Cinematographers at their annual “New Cinematographers” night at The Apollo. To date the film has won over 70 awards and has been screened at over 170 festivals World wide. A recent review of the film stated that my work was “visual beautiful”.

Credits:

‘The Walker’ Documentary – C300 – Al Jazeera TV

‘Falling Stars’ Short – Arri Alexa – Director Sara Buxton – Little Eiffel Productions

‘Listen, Even When YourHeart Is Crying’ – Documentary – Canon 5D – Director Melissa Mostyn – Neath Film s/ Film 4.

‘Restorative Justice’ – Short – Sony F4 – Director Rad Miller – Independent

‘Does Deaf Football Have A Future?’ – Documentary – Canon 5D –  Director Thomas Gidden – Neath Film s/ Film 4

‘Leaves of London’ – Short – Black Magic – Director Lara Singer – Independent

‘Four Deaf Yorkshire Men Go To Blackpool’ – TV – Red MX- Director Charlie Swinbourne – Mutt & Jeff
Pictures/ BSLBT/ Film 4

The Runaway Short Film Red Epic + Canon 7D
Dir: Upen Patel Prod: An Ice Production.

The House of Knives Short Film C300 Dir: Graham Henderson
Prod: Poet In The City.

XY-Z Short Film C300 Dir: Ben Nicholson Prod: 48hr Sci-Fi
Challenge.

Abuelas Animation Canon 40D Sony 750p Sony F900R Dir: Afarin Eghbal Prod: NFTS.

Awards:

‘Abuelas’ was nominated for a short animation BAFTA in 2012.

‘Abuelas’ screened at the British Society of Cinematographers “New Cinematographers Night”.

‘Abuelas’ won the Best Cinematography Award at the Lindsey Film Festival.

‘Could You

Imagine’ Kodak Commercial Awards 2011 3rd Place Industry Trust Brief.


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