Claire Gorman is an award-winning director who lives
on Bruny Island in Tasmania, Australia.
In 2009 she directed, filmed and co-edited her first
feature documentary, 'First Love' at the age of 22.
First Love went on to have a theatrical release in
Australia in 2011, and was selected for a number of
film festivals around the world, winning Best
Documentary at the X-Dance Film Festival (USA)
where Claire also picked up the award for Emerging
Filmmaker. The film continues to be distributed
Following the success of 'First Love', Claire directed
her first music video ('Go Don't Stop), working with
Mat. McHugh of The Beautiful Girls. She then went on
to shoot a tour in the US with Kid Mac (aka Macario
De Souza) for the hit tv series,'The Crew', as well as
another music video ('She Goes Off'). Back in Sydney,
she produced a 'behind the scenes' piece for the
multi-award winning film, Fighting Fear. And went on to
work alongside legendary surf filmmaker, Taylor Steele,
as DOP and editor on an artist based project in Byron
Bay ('La Casa').
David is a Sound Engineer from Caracas, Venezuela,
who has been involved in the entertainment industry
for more than twenty years.
Following a degree in Sound Engineering, David
has had the opportunity to take his talent around
the world, from working in one of the most
prestigious theatres in Latin america (Teresa
Carreño Theater ), to Audio Post and ADR Editor
for HBO (Latin American Group), House engineer
for recording studios in Caracas, Miami, San
Francisco and Australia and Foley artist and sound
FX editor for cartoons and mini series at the ABC.
More recently, he has spent time touring the globe
with more than a hundred bands from all
nationalities and music backgrounds as a Tour
Manager or Sound Engineer.
Claire and David are now working on a number of projects
together including a feature film focusing on women's big
wave surfing, 'Bigger Than Me'.