Filmmaker Clare Chun's fourth film, 'Shelter in Place,' is currently touring various film festivals. It premiered at Cannes Film Festival and received accolades, including Best Actress at the Toronto International Women's Film Festival. It also screened at the Palm Springs International Animation Festival, ANIMAZE Film Festival in Montreal, Canada, Lady Filmmaker's Film Festival in Beverly Hills, CA, and the Joy House Film Festival in Sydney, Australia, where it was honored with the Best Female Filmmaker Award.
Her sophomore effort AFK won Best Woman's Film by L'Age d'Or International Arthouse Film Festival and boasts the largest crew of prolific women in the Seattle film community as well as a very diverse cast.
Her first film Park's Epiphany was her directorial debut and entry into HBO's Asian Pacific American Visionaries 2018 Short Film competition which explored the themes of self image against the backdrop of westernized beauty ideals.
Clare prior to directing has a decade of experience as a professional actress. Clare participated in the Cast Iron Studio/TNT/Portland Film office Talent Diversity Initiative. She produces content for #womeninfilm , encourages #talentdiversity and isn't afraid to explore the ugly oppressive isms of society (i.e. sexism, racism, classism and ageism) in her films.
She acted in an award winning 48 Hour Horror Film Cooking with Clare that won several awards including #sea48hfp17 "Best in City 2017," screened at Filmapalooza Spring 2018 in Paris and has screened at various film festivals all over the US 2017-2018.
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Her acting credits and directing credits: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2325062/
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