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Claire Choi

Film Editor
Ridgewood, NY US
Available for Full Time
Available for Freelance
I am a non-fiction filmmaker and spoken-word poet. I specialize in editing and directing with an interest in cinematography and producing.


Claire Choi (she/her) is a mixed media non-fiction filmmaker and spoken-word poet based in Queens, New York. She has self-produced several short films with one of them, victoria, picked as an official selection for the Twilight Showcase and Art Fest 2022. In 2019, her original recited poem, Grandma, won first place at the KoreanAmericanStory NYC ROAR Story Slam. Her films and poems explore themes of diaspora, grief, generational trauma, family histories, and relationality. She has worked with the likes of Sixty First Productions, Salpuri US, Aint I a Woman Campaign, GOOD DOCS, and the Asian American Arts Alliance as a production assistant, marketing intern, video editor, and project facilitator. Chois passion for exhuming true and personal stories lie at the intersection of documentary film and poetry. Through pursuing documentary filmmaking, she strives to keep learning how to build support as a community through storytelling, understanding that collective care is the only way forward.