Born in Buenos Aires, Clara Cullen studied film at Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires and Documentary Film-making at Parson’s University in NYC. She trained with Spike Lee in New York and and Werner Herzog in Los Angeles.
Clara is part of a generation growing up with a wide range of media including advertising, video games and the internet. As a result Clara works with a wide range of mediums including interactive videos, giffs, zines, theater and film proposing new ways of showing moving image using the newest technologies and the internet as her main platform.
Her interactive film Ballroom Battle won a Lovies award in 2013. Inspired by the dark web, she directed her debut opera “Hercules in Mato Grosso” in 2015, staged at the Dixon Place Theater in the Lower East Side of New York. She is a regular contributor to Nowness, Purple and Love Magazine, and her advertising clients include Chanel, Hermes, Chloé, Levi’s, and Airbnb.
Clara lives and works between New York and Los Angeles