In 1990 Visnja Clayton received a BFA in Film & Television Production from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Since then most of her film experience has been as a Script Supervisor. In 1996 she wrote and directed "Babushka" which has received several prestigious prizes from the International Film Community. It screened at the Anthology Film Archives in July, 2001 in New York City in the New Directors Series. She was the founder of the Dover Film Festival in New Jersey.