Claire M. Andreae is a documentary director, producer, and editor. She was born in Mainz, Germany, where she attended German schools and after receiving the Abitur moved to Los Angeles to study Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University. She grew up bilingually, speaking English and German, and has traveled extensively throughout her life.
During her time at LMU, she directed three short documentaries that played successfully in film festivals and won awards for best student film, best editing, and best documentary. She has recently completed her short documentary, "Living With Fire," which focuses on the effects that climate change is having on wildfires in California. Her previous documentary was about an international research project in the Amazon rainforest, titled "ATTO: An Adventure in the Amazon."
Believing film to be a powerful force that can contribute towards creating a better world, Claire M. Andreae will continue making documentaries that both educate and entertain, thus helping her audiences to appreciate and understand the world around us.