Filmmaker: Claudia Woloshin
Runtime: 47 min
Episode: Ruth Carter: Costume Design
Synopsis: A visual storyteller and frequent Spike Lee collaborator, Ruth Carter won an Oscar for her Afrofuturistic costume design for Black Panther. This acclaimed installment of the award-winning Abstract: The Art of Design offers an intimate and visually-arresting portrait of Carter’s life and work.
About the Filmmaker
Claudia Woloshin is an Emmy-nominated director, producer, and cinematographer. Throughout her career in nonfiction film and television she has filmed all over the world, telling stories in over a dozen countries.
Claudia recently directed an installment of the Emmy-nominated and IDA winning Netflix series ABSTRACT: THE ART OF DESIGN, about Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth Carter.
In 2014, she was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement in Directing Emmy for her work on the Emmy and two-time James Beard Award winning PBS series THE MIND OF A CHEF (EP Anthony Bourdain). Claudia also directed and produced Bourdain’s THE LAYOVER and his spin-off food and culture adventure series THE GETAWAY for Esquire Network, directing episodes with notable celebrities including Aziz Ansari and Josh Gad. She was the director and show runner for two seasons of CITY BALLET, the highly lauded docu-series about the New York City Ballet, executive produced by Sarah Jessica Parker. She was also a producer/director on Morgan Spurlock’s INSIDE MAN for CNN, as well as working with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, developing an investigative series and showrunning and directing its pilot. Other credits include directing and producing for National Geographic’s award-winning series EXPLORER and MTV’s long running series 16 & PREGNANT.
She’s recently been directing on a new documentary series for Netflix, executive produced by Academy Award winner Morgan Neville.