Claire Sanford

documentary filmmaker, cinematographer

Montreal, CA


Claire Sanford is a Canadian documentary filmmaker and cinematographer with a focus on human-centered, sensorial stories exploring the natural world, human identity, and how they overlap. She earned her BFA in Film Production from the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. She is a fellow of the Hot Docs documentary Accelerator program (2014), the Points North Fellowship (2016) and the Redford Center Grant Program (2016). Her recent short documentary, Wind Should Be Heard Not Seen, premiered at Hot Docs 2018.


Wind Should be Heard Not Seen


Violet Gave Willingly