Clare Major

Clare Major is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer who specializes in handheld observational camerawork and in stories that illuminate the intersection of cultures and the lives of women and girls. Recent cinematography credits include Oscar-shortlisted short doc HOLDING MOSES (2022); IN THE BONES (2022), which was Gold Winner for Best Cinematography (Feature Film) at the Dubai Festival; and Peabody nominee and Emmy winner BELLY OF THE BEAST (2020). Clare’s short documentary FEAST & SACRIFICE was nominated for a Student Academy Award and won a first place College Television Award (a.k.a. Student Emmy). Clare served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal and has walked from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. In 2020 she was named one of DOC NYC’s “40 Under 40” filmmakers to watch.