Gretl Claggett

Writer, Creative Director, Filmmaker
Culture Catalyst

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15 years demonstrated ability writing, creative directing, producing and managing multimillion-dollar communication initiatives to build loyalty and strengthen brand identity, increasing revenue for corporations in the consumer and business-to-business marketplace.



Work Experience



Culture Catalyst, LLC (October 2012 Present) NYC: creates transmedia projects films, PSAs, books, workshops and live experiences to entertain and elevate consciousness.



-Writer, Producer, Director, HAPPY HOUR: a short film based on a poem, narrated by Julianne Moore.



- Won Award for Excellence in Cinematography at International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts

- Featured in Women Directors Spotlight at St. Louis International Film Festival



HAPPY HOUR is a lush, elegiac film about an extremely difficult subject and Ms. Claggett handles it masterfully.

- Academy Award Winning Writer and Director Robert Benton



Consultant (January 2012 Present) NYC: various agencies, including BlueprintNYC, MC2, Todd

Professional Credits
Writer, Director, Producer, HAPPY HOUR (2013): a short film based on true events and a poem, narrated by Julianne Moore.
Industry Awards
- Won Award for Excellence in Cinematography at the International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts for HAPPY HOUR (2013)



- HAPPY HOUR was recognized as a Winning Finalist in the Drama genre for the ItsFilm.com International Short Film Competition (2014)
NYWIFT Committees
Career Focus, Programming
Occupations
Creative Director, Director, Writer
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