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Penn F—ing Station

Claire Read


Director, Penn F—ing Station

Claire Read is a documentary filmmaker based in New York. She produced Telemarketers, the hit 2023 HBO docuseries from executive producers the Safdie Brothers and Danny McBride. Previously, Claire produced the HBO docuseries The Vow (Parts I & II) and was an associate producer of The Great Hack, both from directors Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer. In 2023, her short documentary, The Pedestrian, premiered at Rooftop Films and was selected as the best documentary short by the Montclair Film Festival jury. It also played Rockaway Film Festival, Hamptons Film Festival, and Anthology Film Archives’ New Filmmakers. Previously, she worked on VICE’s HBO docuseries and on VICELAND’s States of Undress, which was hosted by Hailey Gates. She is currently developing films surrounding themes of queer and female identity, the contemporary art world, and city politics. Claire is a member of the Documentary Producers Alliance. She received a BFA from Oberlin College.