Archive for the 'Video' Category

oh hai…

Posted by clare on August 23rd, 2011

…time for the annual(?) blog update. What I’ve been doing: claremajor.com feastandsacrifice.com And some of this.


Posted by clare on June 3rd, 2010

(I finished my thesis film, I graduated, I am now available for all your freelance video shooting and editing needs.) My favorite project from this past year—brought to you by Maggie Fazeli Fard: (I shot it—while managing not to puke over the side of the boat.)

the homepage

Posted by clare on July 7th, 2009

I’ve never been a print journalist, so I haven’t known the thrill of an A1 byline. But in the past week I’ve had two videos on the New York Times homepage, and I’m pretty sure I took enough screenshots to make up for all those missed years of newspaper clippings. Reporter Trymaine Lee and I […]

proof of my existence

Posted by clare on June 29th, 2009

The first video I edited at the Times is now online on the NYT site here—and also on Nicholas Kristof’s YouTube channel (and, at the moment, highlighted on the YouTube homepage as part of the Reporters’ Center!): Also, I was an assistant editor on this piece.

Oh, yeah. New York.

Posted by clare on June 11th, 2009

Per Leslie’s request, here’s some blog CPR. I’m in New York, interning here for the summer: End Times www.thedailyshow.com On my first day I and another intern went out to shoot footage of gyro cones (the big rotating things of meat that chawarma innards are shaved off of), then I burned some DVDs. The next […]

My 'edit room' in Spain…

Posted by clare on March 23rd, 2009

At Alba’s parents’ very lovely house in Girona: (explanation: I’m here on a J-school travel grant shooting a story on Senegalese immigrants in Spain—I met up with a guy and two kids from my Peace Corps host village. My Pulaar is being stretched to new limits!)


Posted by clare on November 30th, 2008

Shot video: * at a design/fabrication studio and at the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco * at a prison in Ione * from a zeppelin over the South Bay Felt like a slobbering news hyena: * at a suspended-driver’s-license police sting in Oakland Ran: * after a crowd of Cal students parading through Berkeley […]

blog fatigue

Posted by clare on May 13th, 2008

For the three of you who still check this thing: Hi! Thanks for your misplaced loyalty! Excuses: 1) Busy. With work, mostly. I’ve been editing a steady stream of Adobe projects—customer profiles and filmmaker stories from Sundance, including a really cool doc on kids’ experiences of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Cory and I also […]

video shoot from last night

Posted by clare on November 16th, 2007

Fire dancing by Fire Pixie. They were awesome.

RTF street cred

Posted by clare on October 13th, 2007

It took an extra three years, but I’ve finally earned the right to call myself a film student—I’ve done an unauthorized video shoot in a laundromat. Parking garage ninjas can’t be far behind.