Clare Weiskopf


Clare Weiskopf is a filmmaker and a journalist who has spent more than twenty years working on various social issues, ranging from the armed conflict in Colombia and sexual violence as a war weapon to the circulation of cumbia music in Latin America and Europe. Her debut film Amazona premiered at IDFA, was DocsBarcelona’s opening film, was distributed in 11 countries, was nominated for the Fenix Awards and the Goya Awards and won three Colombian Academy Awards. She was twice a winner of the Colombian National Journalism Award. She was selected for IDF Academy, Dok.Incubator, Good Pitch and Campus Latino, and her projects have been supported by Ibermedia, Sundance, Catapult, the IDFA Bertha Fund, Chicken & Egg, Tribeca, the Colombian Film Fund-Proimagenes and the Romanian Film Centre. She has directed several documentaries and doc series for TV channels. She is a founding member of Casa Tarantula. Clare has lectured in filmmaking in several universities and is frequently invited to act as a jury member for film funds.