Clair is a New York City based cinematographer. He works in all media formats from documentaries & films to commercials, music videos and TV series. Clair is also an avid rock climber and skydiver with extensive experience filming outdoor and adventure sports. He has filmed projects all over the world.
Clair grew up in Maine, which is where he traces his love of the outdoors to. In Maine he was introduced to still photography at an early age, printing and processing his own black and white photos at the age of 12. Clair traces his passion for cinematography to his early interest in still photography.
Netflix's new series Abstract: The Art of design was released on February 10th. Clair shot episode 2 about legendary Nike designer Tinker Hatfield, and Co-shot episode 5 about Chrysler's lead designer Ralph Gilles.
Becoming Warren Buffet, a film Clair shot for director Peter Kunhardt premiered on HBO on January 30th 2017.
Jim: The James Foley story won the 2016 Sundance Film Festival audience award in the U.S. documentary competition. It also won a primetime Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.