RTS - Q&A - The Girl Before – Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Lisa Brühlman
TV. Claire moderates a Q&A with Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Lisa Brühlman for the Royal Television Society.
Off The Rails - Q&A - Jenny Seagrove & Bill Kenwright
Film. Claire moderates a Q&A with Jenny Seagrove & Bill Kenwright for Everyman Cinemas.
WFTV Q&A - Sorry, I Didn't Know - Chizzy Akudolu, Judi Love and Minnie Ayres
TV. Claire moderates a Q&A for Women in Film and TV.
Modern Love Q&A
Film. Claire moderates a Q&A for Amazon Prime, Modern Love, directed by Simon Aitkin
Film. Claire moderates a Q&A for horror short Surgery, directed by George Clemens, Samuel Clemens.
Birmingham City University, Cine Excess - Q&A with Pete Walker and Victoria Price
Film Festival. Claire moderates a Q&A with 70s horror director Pete Walker and Victoria Price, the daughter of actor Vincent Price. Birmingham City University (BGU) Cine Excess Cult Film Festival honours Pete Walker and Vincent Price with the Cine Excess Lifetime Acheivement Award, Claire conducts the interview in celebration of their work.
Pili - Q&A with Sophie Harman and Leanne Welham
Feature Film. Claire moderates a Q&A with Pili director Leanne Welham and producer Sophie Harman, an inspirational story created to help raise awarenes of HIV and Aids in East Africa. Though a fictional tale all events in the film are based of fact and issued faced by Tanzanian women.
Official Grange Hill 40th Anniversary Charity Fan Event - Q&As with cast
Convention. Throughout the day Claire moderates Q&As with with a host of Grange Hill cast members at the Official Grange Hill 40th Anniversary Charity Fan Event,in aid of The Good Grief Trust.
One Note at a Time - Q&A with Renee Edwards
Documentary. Claire moderates Q&A with One Note at a Time director Renee Edwards. Following hurricane Katrina, the documentary charts the healing process of New Orleans, its musicials and the charity the charitable institution the The New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic that ensures its musicians receive healthcare.
Unbroken Mental Health Awareness Festival: - Q&A with short filmmakers
Claire moderates Q&A with short filmmakers entered in competion at Unbroken Mental Health Awareness Festival.
The Last Witness: - Q&A with Piotr Szkopiak and Carol Harding
Documentary. Claire moderates Q&A for The Last Witness with director Piotr Szkopiak and producer Carol Harding, the story of the Katyn Massacre and the repatriation of Polish imigrants.
Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits - Q&A with William E. Badgley and Tessa Pollitt
Documentary. Claire moderates Q&A for Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits with director William E. Badgley and Slits bassist Tessa Pollitt.
Michael Rooker Panel Talk - Q&A
Claire moderates Q&A at Walker Stalker Con with Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy star Michael Rooker.
Sons of Anarchy Panel Talk - Q&A with SOA Tommy Flanagan, Ryan Hurst & Ron Perlman
Claire moderates Q&A at Walker Stalker Con with Sons of Anarchy (SoA) Tommy Flanagan, Ryan Hurst & Ron Perlman.
Ghostbusters Panel Talk - Q&A with Ernie Hudson, Jennifer Runyon and Anthony Bueno
Claire moderates Q&A at For the Love of Sci-Fi with actors Ernie Hudson, Jennifer Runyon and Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters director Anthony Bueno
Guardians cast and crew Q&A
Feature Film. Claire moderates Q&A at the Vue Cinema, Picadilly. Independent filmmakers reminise about their comedy, thriller which revolves around people who care take houses in London.
Strictly Murder - Q&A with Samuel Clemens, actors Brian Capron, Gary Turner, Lara Lemon, Corrinne Wicks and Andrew Fettes
Documentary. Claire moderates Q&A for the Rose Theatre Kingston for Strictly Murder with director Samuel Clemens, actors Brian Capron, Gary Turner, Lara Lemon, Corrinne Wicks and Andrew Fettes. A thrilling murder mystery play written by the late Brian Clemens.
Elstree 1976 - Q&A with Jon Spira, Hank Starrs and John Chapman
Documentary. Claire moderates Q&A for Elstree & Borehamwood Town Counsil, Muswell Hill for Elstree 1976 with director Jon Spira, producer Hank Starrs and John Chapman as we find out more about the actors and extras who reminisce about their time on the set of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and how making the film affected their lives.
Abigail's Party - Q&A with Alison Steadman and Margaret Mattheson
TV Play: Claire moderates Q&A with actress Alison Steadman OBE and producer Margaret Mattheson as we celebrate 40 years of one of the highly acclaimed BBC's Play for Today broadcasts, Abigail's Party.
Do You Own The Dance Floor - Q&A with Chris Hughes, Ben Kelly & Suddi Raval
Documentary. Claire moderates Q&A at The Curzon Soho, for Do You Own The Dance Floor with director Chris Hughes, Hacienda architect and designer Ben Kelly, and Hacienda regular and composer Suddi Raval. Broadcaster and Hacienda owner Tony Wilson has been quoted as saying "Popular culture is not museum art." So as the Curzon Soho faces the same fate as the Manchester nightclub, this highly regarded cinema was the perfect location to discuss whether we should we preserve buildings with cultural significance.
Elstree 1976 - Q&A with Jon Spira & Hank Starrs
Documentary. Claire moderates Q&A at The Everyman Cinema, Muswell Hill for Elstree 1976 with director Jon Spira and producer Hank Starrs as we find out more about the actors and extras who reminisce about their time on the set of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and how making the film affected their lives.
To Dream - Q&A with Nicole Albarelli Freddie Thorp, Adam Deacon
Feature Film. Claire moderates Q&A at The Everyman Cinema, Baker Street for To Dream with director Nicole Albarelli and actors Freddie Thorp and Adam Deacon as find out more about mental health issues explored through a childhood friendship and never giving up on a dream.
Burn, Burn Burn - Q&A with director Chanya Button, actresses Alison Steadman, Chloe Pirrie and producer Tim Phillips
Feature Film. Claire moderates Q&A for Burn, Burn, Burn with director Chanya Button, actresses Alison Steadman, Chloe Pirrie and producer Tim Phillips as we find out more about the black comedy of two friends who set off on a road trip to scatter their departed friends ashes.
Under the Shadow - Q&A with director Babak Anvari and lead actress Narges Rashidi
Feature Film. Claire moderates Q&A for Under the Shadow at the Everyman Cinema, Hampstead with director Babak Anvari and lead actress Narges Rashidi as we find out more about this horror story set against the backdrop of the Iran/Iraq war.
Set The Thames On Fire - Q&A with Ben Charles Edwards, Sally Phillips, Michael Winder, Lily Loveless, Gerard Mcdermott, Al Joshua,
Feature Film. Claire moderates Q&A for Set The Thames On Fire Premiere at Picturehouse Central with Ben Charles Edwards, Sally Phillips, Michael Winder, Lily Loveless, Gerard Mcdermott, Al Joshua as we find out more about the story of two boys endeavouring to survive and escape dystopian London.
Set The Thames On Fire - Q&A with Ben Charles Edwards & Sadie Frost
Feature Film. Claire moderates Q&A for Set The Thames On Fire at the Everyman cinemas, Kings Cross & Hampstead with director Ben Charles Edwards and actress / producer Sadie Frost as we find out more about the story of two boys endeavouring to survive and escape dystopian London.
Do You Own The Dance Floor - Q&A with Liz Page, John Rudd & Suddi Raval
Documentary. Claire interviews Do You Own The Dancefloor participants Liz Page, John Rudd & Suddi Raval at Picturehouse Cinema - Dukes at Komedia, Brighton. Do You Own The Dancefloor tells the story of the Manchester Night Club, The Hacienda. We journey through it's history, it's auction and it's legacy.
Truly, Madly, Deeply - Q&A with actress Juliet Stevenson
Feature Film. Claire interviews actress Juliet Stevenson as we take a retrospective look at Truly, Madly, Deeply and pay tribute to Anthony Minghella and Alan Rickman.
The Pyramid Texts - Q&A with actor James Cosmo, directors Paul & Ludwig Sharmasian, writer Geoff Thompson
Feature Film. Claire interviews actor James Cosmo, directors Paul & Ludwig Sharmasian, writer Geoff Thompson about this stunning monologue performed by James Cosmo as he portrays a lonely old boxer, desperately estranged from his son, records his loves, his regrets, and his greatest life lessons to a camera in an empty boxing gym.
The Witch - Q&A with actor Ralph Ineson
Feature Film. Claire interviews actor Ralph Ineson for the critically acclaimed Indie film The Witch also starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Kate Dickie.
Eddie The Eagle - Q&A with director Dexter Fletcher
Feature Film. Claire interviews director Dexter Fletcher about his inspirational story of ski jumper Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards starring Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman.
Departure - Q&A with director Andrew Steggall and actress Juliet Stevenson
Feature Film. Claire interviews director Andrew Steggall and actress Juliet Stevenson about this coming of age story also starring Alex Lawther.
Do You Own The Dance Floor - Q&A with director Chris Hughes
Documentary. Claire interviews director Chris Hughes about his documentary that tells the story of the Manchester Night Club, The Hacienda. We journey through it's history, it's auction and it's legacy.
Dad's Army - Q&A with actors Bill Paterson and Daniel Mays
Feature Film. Claire interviews actors Bill Paterson (Private Frazer) and Daniel Mays (Private Walker) about the screen adaptation of the much loved BBC television series Dad's Army.
Hamlet - Q&A with Matt Steer, Sergo Vares, Dan Parr and Jen Tait
Play. Claire interviews actors Matt Steer (Rozencrantz), Sergo Vares (Fortinbras), Dan Parr (Barnardo) and Dep. Stage Manager Jen Tait following a screening of NT Live's Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch. We discuss the play, Shakespeare's writing, the uniqueness of this production at the Barbican and the benefits of NT Live!
Warriors - Q&A with Barney Douglas and Ann-Marie Wilson
Documentary. Claire interviews Warriors director Barney Douglas and Ann-Marie Wilson from the FGM charity 28 Too Many about this remarkable documentary. Warriors is a film which follows a group of young Maasai Warriors who in a remote region of Kenya remarkably formed a cricket team and using their notoriety began to campaign for the end of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
My Skinny Sister - Q&A with Dramatherapist Kate McCormack
Feature Film. Claire interviews Kate McCormack, a senior Dramatherapist at The Bethlem Royal Hospital for the past twenty years. She has specialised for 16 years with people with eating disorders offering various types of therapy including Dramatherapy.
Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain - Q&A with directors Paul Sng and Nathan Hannawin
Documentary: Claire interviews directors Paul Sng and Nathan Hannawin about their documentary Sleaford Mods – Invisible Britain. The film is part band doc, part look at the state of the nation.
The Man Whose Mind Exploded - Q&A with director Toby Amies
Documentary: In aid of Mind in Haringey Claire interviews director Toby Amies for a charity screening of his documentary THE MAN WHOSE MIND EXPLODED. Amies starts off making a film exploring Drako's lurid and exotic back story including work with Dali, Warhol's Factory, Les Folies Bergère, and Derek Jarman, yet Drako can't remember yesterday. But frighteningly soon a line is crossed, and the documentary maker becomes carer, for a man suffering brain damage following a head injury.
The Divide - Q&A with director Katherine Round, MP Catherine West, Assistant General Secretary PCS Chris Bough
Documentary. Claire is joined on stage with film director Katherine Round, Labour Shadow Foreign Minister for Hornsey and Wood Green Catherine West and Assistant General Secretary of PCS (Public & Commercial Services Union) Chris Baugh for an exclusive pre-release screening of The Divide. Inspired by the best-selling book The Spirit Level, Round’s accomplished debut feature illustrates a more personal account of how inequality shapes our societies. Claire chairs the political debate as audiences ask how the Trade Unions and the Labour Party are working towards equality in the work place.
Pride - Q&A with Former MP Sian James, Unison rep Jackie Lewis and political activist Gethin Roberts
Feature Film. As part of the Labour Film Festival Claire interviews with two of the real life characters, depicted in the film, Lesbian & Gays Support The Miners activist Gethin Roberts and miners’ strike stalwart and former MP Sian James about their remarkable story that inspired the film Pride. Unison Union representative Jackie Lewis also joined us on stage to join the political debate.
A Syrian Love Story - Q&A with director Sean McAllister
Documentary. Following it's success as Grand Jury Prize winner at 2015's Sheffield Documentary Festival, Claire talks with director Sean McAllister about his powerful film, A Syrian Love Story. The film tells the story of comrades and lovers Amer and Raghda, who met in a Syrian prison cell 15 years ago.
By Our Selves - Q&A with actor Toby Jones
Documentary. Claire is joined on stage with award winning actor Toby Jones as we discuss his career and find out more about this fascinating film that retraces the pilgrimage of poet John Clare.
My Sweet Canary - Q&A with musician Martha D. Lewis
Documentary. Three musicians including Martha D. Lewis re-trace the steps of Rebetika singer Roza Eskenazi as we learn more about her life and the socio-political resonance of the music known as Greek Blues.
Optimus South West Film and Television Convention
At Optimus South West Film and Television Convention Claire Bueno moderated all the panel talks including Ghostbusters, Game of Thrones, Red Dwarf, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Poltergeist, Dark Ascension, Indie Film Makers, Torbay Theatrical Society to audiences of over 300 people per panel talk.
Amy - Q&A with director Asif Kapadia and Amy Winehouse ex manager Nick Shymansky
Documentary. Claire was kept on her toes as Q&A with BAFTA award winning director Asif Kapadia (Senna) welcomed a surprise guest as Amy Winehouse’s friend and former manager joined them on stage for an even more intimate and insightful look into the life of the Back To Black and Frank singer.
The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson - Q&A with director Julien Temple
Documentary. Wilko Johnson of Dr. Feelgood fame was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer. As impending death looms Wilko finds a new meaning and lease of life. Claire talks to director Julien Temple about his own career and his journey with Wilko documenting a miracle which turns out to be more than just a self-discovery.
Amy - Q&A with producers Paul Bell and George Pank
Documentary. Little did Claire know at the time that this would be the first of two opportunities to talk to Amy filmmakers about this extraordinary film. Talking to archive producer Paul Bell and co- producer George Pank we were able to delve deeper into the life of the misunderstood and troubled recording artist Amy Winehouse and uncover how they were able to tell Amy’s story through her words, film archive and most importantly her music.
All My Loving – Q&A with director Tony Palmer
Documentary. Claire journeys back in time to discuss with director Tony Palmer his career and ground breaking 1968 film All My Loving. Originally banned by the BBC the documentary captures a rawness and spirit of early popular music as told by Paul McCartney, Donovan and Jimmy Hendrix to name but a few.
Regarding Susan Sontag – Q&A with director Nancy D. Kates
Documentary. On her promotional tour of the UK director Nancy D. Kates talks to Claire about feminist, writer, filmmaker and icon Susan Sontag.
A Taste of Honey – Q&A with actress Rita Tushingham
Feature Film. Rita Tushingham shares her memories of her screen debut in A Taste of Honey and the bravery of Shelagh Delaney’s writing.
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg – Q&A with director and actress Dame Janet Suzman
Feature Film. Dame Janet takes a retrospective look at A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, a film that explores screenwriter Peter Medak’s own experience on the problems faced by a married couple have in coming to terms with their child's severe disability; working with Alan Bates and having taken the leap from actor to director.
Fall of an Empire: The Story of Katherine of Alexandria Q&A with actress Nicole Keniheart
Feature Film. Ever wondered where the term Katherine Wheel comes from? Then Fall of an Empire: The Story of Katherine of Alexandria will answer that question and many more about the life of this heroine who defied Roman beliefs to her cost. Claire speaks to leading lady Nicole Keniheart about portraying this brave and bold historical figure.
Apple Store Q&A with actress Celia Imirie
Claire welcomes on stage Olivier award winning actress Celia Imrie as we learn more about her career, working on the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel films and turning her hand to writing as she releases her first fictional novel Not Quite Nice.
Testament of Youth - Q & A with producer Rosie Alison and screenwriter Juliette Towhidi
Feature Film. Producer Rosie Alison and screenwriter Juliette Towhidi share with Claire how they worked to adapt Vera Brittain’s much love book for the big screen.
Apple Store Q&A with BBC’s The Musketeers actors Santiago Cabrera, Howard Charles, Maimie McCoy and Luke Pasquelino
Claire is joined on stage with Santiago Cabrera (Aramis), Howard Charles (Porthos), Maimie McCoy (Milday) and Luke Pasquelino (D'Artagnan) as they talk about series 2 of the BBC’s The Musketeers and take a deeper look into their character development.
BAFTA – Q&A with director and actor Andy Serkis
Claire has the joy of speaking to performance capture actor and pioneer Andy Serkis about his career, his performance capture studio The Imaginarium and film education, a subject that is at the heart of BAFTA.