Danny Boyle’s first feature, SHALLOW GRAVE, earned him the Alexander Korda
Award for Outstanding British Film at the BAFTAs,
Best Director at the San Sebastian Film Festival, The Empire Award for Best Director and Best
British Film and the London Critics’ Circle Film Award for Best British Newcomer. TRAINSPOTTING won four Empire Awards including Best Director and Best Film and was
nominated for a BAFTA Alexander Korda Award. Boyle’s other feature films include 28 DAYS LATER,
MILLIONS, THE BEACH, A LIFE LESS ORDINARY and
ALIEN LOVE TRIANGLE. His work in
television includes producing Alan Clark’s controversial Elephant, and directing Strumpet,
Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise and the series Mr. Wroe’s Virgins for which he received
a BAFTA nomination.
Boyle’s career started in the theatre with Howard Barker’s Victory, Howard Brenton’s
The Genius and Edward Bond’s Saved, which won the Time Out Award. Boyle has also directed
five productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Andrew Droz Palermo (Rich Hill)
"This extended into the treatment of the kids, as much as humanly possible – I was on the ground shooting up and wide at them – trying to make them look larger than life, like heroes."