Shaun Clarke is a filmmaker based in Boston, MA.
His work in dance film explores how dance can be transformed through the tools of cinema: lenses, light, sound and editing. His award-winning dance film work has been featured in numerous international and national film festivals, including: the San Francisco Dance Film Festival, Portland Dance Film Festival (OR), the Thomas Edison Film Festival, San Souci Dance Film Festival (Boulder, CO), Screen Dance International (Detroit), the Fine Arts Film Festival (Santa Barbara, CA) the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the University Film and Video Association.
His work as a Cinematographer/Director of Photography ranges from short narrative films, to nationally-broadcast commercial spots, feature-length narrative and documentary films.
He received a B.F.A. in Film & Television production from New York University, and an M.F.A. in Film and Media Art from Emerson College. He also studied cinematography at FAMU (Prague).
He is currently an Assistant Professor of digital and film production at Emerson College. He has previously taught at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Wentworth Institute of Technology.