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Clare Downs

Clare Downs

Script consultant

EAVE on Demand Cairo 2019
EAVE on Demand Armenia 2018
B`EST 2012
B`EST 2013
EAVE ON DEMAND – Palestine 2018
EAVE on Demand Cairo 2018
EAVE on Demand Georgia 2011
EAVE on Demand Georgia 2014
EAVE on Demand Kyiv 2019
EAVE On Demand Trinidad Tobago 2014
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2010
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2011
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2012
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2013
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2014
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2015
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2016
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2017
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2018
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2019
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2020
TIES THAT BIND 2009
TIES THAT BIND 2010
TIES THAT BIND 2011
TIES THAT BIND 2012
TIES THAT BIND 2013
TIES THAT BIND 2014
TIES THAT BIND 2015
TIES THAT BIND 2016
TIES THAT BIND 2017
TIES THAT BIND 2018
TIES THAT BIND 2019

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EXECUTIVE
Co-Director of the Association of Independent Producers (1978-1980). Director of International Creative Affairs for the Ladd Company/Warner Bros (1981-1983).
Director of Council of Europe’s FIRST FILM EUROPE (1989 -1990)
PRODUCING
THE DRESS (1985) BAFTA, Gold Plaque, Chicago. HIGH SEASON (1987) Best screenplay - San Sebastian Film Festival. Co-producer BORDERLINE (1993) Locarno. Best Director, International Film Critics Prize, Thessaloniki Film Festival.
DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING
Founder member of the Script Analysis team of EAVE - since 1989.
Joint Head of Studies of the Scottish/Irish EAVE Regional programme (1993), EAVE Greek Regional programme (1994).
Script analyst of the EAVE International Programme - TIES THAT BIND – EAVE Asia, and B’EST – Baltic Bridge East and West. EAVE ON DEMAND - Tbilisi, Georgia; Durban, South Africa, Trinidad & Tobago, Palestine, Armenia, Cairo.
Senior/Visiting Tutor in Script Development /Producing at the National Film and Television School, UK, (since 1996), the MA scriptwriting/producing courses at de Montfort University (since 1999), the University of the Arts, London.
Joint Head of Studies of the Southern African Producer training programme, AVEA (2000- 2005).
Script consultant to FOCAL funded IFA-SC, the Independent Filmmakers Association - South Caucasus Training programme (2006 – 2009).
Evaluator - Malta Film Fund since 2011. Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society.
Script analyst for Jerusalem International Film Lab - since its inception 2011.
SCRIPT CONSULTING/WRITING/MASTERCLASSES
Clare has delivered numerous script-writing workshops, and Master classes in
Screenwriting and in Development Strategies, internationally. She works as a consultant, evaluator, writing reports and working on individual projects with both film funds and filmmakers throughout the world. She has rewritten several screenplays in the run up to production.
RECENT SCRIPT CONSULTATIONS
The Kindergarten Teacher (Cannes - Critics’ Week 2014), Why Me? (Berlin – Panorama 2015), United States of Love (Berlin - Best Screenplay 2016), Mellow Mud (Berlin - Crystal Bear 2016), The Apprentice (Cannes - Un Certain Regard 2016), The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki (Cannes Winner - Un Certain Regard 2016), Interchange (Locarno 2016), Wajib (Locarno, Toronto 2017),
Suleiman Mountain (Pingyao - Best Film & Audience Award 2017), The Accused (Venice, Toronto 2018).


Donate to the EAVE Alan Fountain International Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away on March 3. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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