Claire Yorita LeeWriter / Producer

    A former recipient of the ABC/Disney Writing Fellowship and the FOX Diversity Writer’s Initiative, Claire recently wrote her second episode of Discovery Family’s Transformer’s: Rescue Bots, and was in development over the last year with Cartoon Network for their webisode model. Claire co-wrote a short film, “Birdie’s Song” for the 168 Film Festival, “Lassies” for the Salvation Army, and “The Church That Never Sleeps” for Dream Center. Her book, Beautifully Flawed, which she co-wrote with Shari Rigby, was published this past March, for which they are currently co-writing the screenplay. Claire also has a comedy feature script, The Perfect 10th, based on a book by Kerri Pomarolli, currently being shopped, and is also in development with Kerri in association with Faithbrook Productions on a musical stageplay, The Quarter Slot Sisterhood, set to premiere Fall 2016.

     

    Previously, Claire has worked on a number of TV shows and pilots, including ABC’s Thieves, FOX’s Skin, and NBC’s Medium, where she sold a story. She wrote a short, “My Life Disoriented,” funded by an ITVS grant, which premiered on PBS’s Independent Lens. She wrote another short, “Engaged,” which had its television debut on Sky Angel 2. She has a chapter in the recently published book, Moms Night Out and Other Things I Miss, a devotional written for the film, Mom’s Night Out, and was runner up for the CAPE New Writer’s Award for her comedy pilot entitled, “South Coast Shuffle.”
    Claire lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children.