PRODUCERS - WRITERS - DIRECTORS
1st ASSISTANT DIRECTORS
2nd UNIT DIRECTORS
DIRECTORS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
CREATURE & SPECIAL MAKEUP EFFECTS
VISUAL EFFECTS SUPERVISORS
VISUAL EFFECTS PRODUCERS
STUNT COORDINATORS EDITORS - COMPOSERS
PRODUCERS - WRITERS - DIRECTORS - 1st ASSISTANT DIRECTORS - 2nd UNIT DIRECTORS
DIRECTORS OF PHOTOGRAPHY - PRODUCTION DESIGNERS - SET DECORATORS - COSTUME DESIGNERS
CREATURE & SPECIAL MAKEUP EFFECTS - VISUAL EFFECTS SUPERVISORS - VISUAL EFFECTS PRODUCERS
STUNT COORDINATORS - EDITORS - COMPOSERS
Claire Best & Associates is an international talent agency representing some of the most respected names in the entertainment industry for film, television, and commercials.
The agency was started in 2010 to service the growing need to form a nimble and more strategic approach to representation in worldwide production, including financing and packaging. Recognizing the thirst to freshen up previous trends across the various media formats, we work with clients and filmmakers to expand their respective creative horizons. As well as representing individual talent, we also represent production companies and have a successful track record in packaging and setting up films and television productions with financing and talent, both domestically and overseas. Since its inception, our clients have garnered numerous accolades including multiple Oscar®, Golden Globe, Emmy, BAFTA, César, Golden Lion, LOLAS and Guild nominations and wins. In 2018 one of our Producer clients was the recipient of the Oscar® Best Picture Award for “The Shape of Water”.
Claire Best has 16 years of experience in the agency business as an owner, C.E.O. and C.O.O. Prior to becoming an agent in 2002, Claire was a production executive at New Line Cinema and Fine Line Features where she oversaw the production of many well-known domestic and international feature films from 1996-2001. Claire has also produced and executive produced a number of award winning and critically acclaimed features, shorts, and documentaries. She is a voting member of B.A.F.T.A. and the Television Academy.
Agents and Associates Lori Di Costanzo and Meg Olsen have each over 10 years as talent agents. Additionally, Lori brings skills from a background in theater, project development and photography while Meg brings with her a variety of experience from the music, branding and advertising industries.
Freddie Best joined CB & A having previously worked as an agent in London with projects across Europe and a background working with writers and directors.