Clare Sawyer is a producer and programmer, specialising in family, education and YA programs. She is currently the Sydney Writers’ Festival’s Head of Children’s and YA Programs and the guest curator of Family films for Sydney Film Festival. Previously Clare programmed for Flickerfest, Dungog and Cockatoo Island Film Festivals and worked with the Youth Jury at Berlin Film Festival. From 2007-2010 Clare was Producer and General Manager of the Inside Film (IF) Awards. As a producer she made five award-winning films that have screened at numerous film festivals across the globe.