Aubree Bernier-Clarke

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Aubree Bernier-Clarke (they/them) is a trans non-binary director and cinematographer based in Portland, OR. In 2013, Aubree participated in AFI's DWW+ program, through which they developed their award-winning narrative short, The Night Is Ours, starring Bex Taylor-Klaus. In 2019, Aubree’s documentary short A Normal Girl, about intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis, premiered at BFI Flare in London and the American Pavilion at Cannes Film Festival, and in 2020 won the Grand Jury Award for Best Short Documentary at the United Nations Association Film Festival. Aubree's web series The Library, which explores the nuances of LGBTQIA+ life and culture, is currently streaming on As a DP, Aubree shot the Chase Joynt-directed Framing Agnes, a feature documentary exploring trans histories, which won the NEXT Innovator and Audience awards at Sundance in 2022. Aubree is currently developing Intersex Justice, a feature documentary that examines the worldwide movement to ban unnecessary genital surgeries on intersex children. Intersex Justice was selected to be a part of the ITVS Documentary Development Fellowship in 2022. With Washington Post journalist Casey Parks and A League of Their Own writer Em Weinstein, Aubree is developing Diary of a Misfit, a series about gender, queerness and religion in the rural South, based on Parks' book of the same name. Aubree is committed to using film and media to illuminate LGBTQIA+ and social justice issues to a broad audience.