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Claire Tailyour

Director, Writer

Agent

Hannah Boulton
Agent

Hannah Joyce

Claire Tailyour is an award winning writer and director of documentary and drama. She studied at USC School of Cinematic Arts and started her career as a self-shooting producer-director for the BBC whilst she made her own drama shorts. She was a Sundance International Scriptwriter Semi-finalist ’15, and a Semi-finalist for The Academy Awards’ Nicholl Fellowship ’08 for her feature script Turnpike.

TV & FILM AS DIRECTOR

HOLLYOAKS                                                                                                                                                                 2017
Lime Pictures/Channel 4 – 5×23′
Executive Producer: Bryan Kirkwood

HOLLYOAKS 2016
Lime Pictures/Channel 4 – 1×23′
Executive Producer: Bryan Kirkwood
Single camera drama as part of the Directors UK scheme.

LIFE, DEATH AND CHEERLEADING 2016
BBC – 1×30′
Executive Producers: Fiona Crack/Dan Kelly
30′ documentary for the BBC’s 100 Women season about a group of cheerleading Grandmas in Arizona.

THE FORGOTTEN GIRLS OF DHAKA 2016
BBC – 1×30′
Self-shooting Director
Executive Producer: Liz Gibbons
Broadcast: BBC, BBC World, Newsnight and PBS.
Nominee: Best Investigative Documentary Asian Media Awards ’16.

WORKING LIVES: BERLIN 2015
BBC World News – 1×30′
Self-shooting Director

WORKING LIVES: TOKYO’S WOMEN 2015
BBC World News – 1×30′
Self-shooting Director

SINGAPORE AT 50 2015
BBC – 1×45′

RUBY’S SKIN 2013 -2014
Sundance London/Langham – 1×14′
Writer/Director
Executive Producer: Kat Lo
Starring: Olivia Cooke (Me & Earl & the Dying Girl), John Bowe (The Hour, Silent Witness).
Funded by Sundance London/Langham. Screened: Buffalo Film Fest ’14 (Best International Short), Eerie Horror Festival ’14 (Best Actress), London Independent Film Festival ’14, Sci Fi London Film Festival ’14.

WITNESS MONTHLY 2014
BBC – 8x 30′
Pilot episode which was then commissioned into a monthly history series.

IMPRESSIONS
Los Angeles Film Collective / WNET 13 PBS – 1×10′
February 2009

SILENCE
University of Southern California – 1×12′
January – June 2007
Fantasy horror written by Nicole Phillips (The Blacklist – Bad Robot)
Screened: St. Petersburg, Eerie Horror, Nickel Independent, Strasbourg International and First Look LA.

SELECTED PROMOS, COMMERCIALS, AND RADIO

BARCLAYS (2016)
3×1′
Short series of docu-commercials for Barclays.

LOVE LOATHE (2015)
Megan Henwood/Dharma Records
1×4′ music video

STEAMPUNK REVOLUTION (2014)
Lancia commercial – 1×6′
Commercial documentary for Lancia about urban culture in London.

WITNESS (2013-2014)
BBC – 60×4′
Flagship history and Sony award-winning radio programme commissioned into a television series. Shot in USA, Asia and Europe.

THE ADVENTURES OF MACKENZIE BLUE (2008)
Washington Square Arts/Buzz Marketing- 10×2′
Writer
Writing a web series based on the tween novels by Tina Wells. Based in Los Angeles.

JUST AROUND THE CORNER (2008)
Heineken/Low Stars – 1×4′ music video
Directing folk super group Low Stars and a large team on this $40k music video

Call Hannah to discuss Claire or other Directors & Writers

+44 (0) 207 727 1346

Call Hannah to discuss Claire or other Directors & Writers

+44 (0)2077271346