In 2009, DANNY BOYLE (Produced by/Directed by) won the
Academy Award for Best Director for Slumdog Millionaire. The film won eight
Oscars in total, including Best Picture and more than 100 other industry
awards. Boyle's follow-up 127 Hours starred James Franco and was nominated for
six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and nine British Academy of Film and
Television Arts (BAFTA) awards. Boyle's first two features, made in
collaboration with screenwriter John Hodge, Shallow Grave and Trainspotting,
each won a BAFTA award and Trainspotting received an Oscar nomination.
Trainspotting remains one of the best-loved and highest-grossing British
independent films of all time.
Additionally, Boyle has directed the feature films 28 Days Later, Millions,
The Beach, A Life Less Ordinary, Alien Love Triangle and Sunshine. He has also
directed highly acclaimed work in television and theater, including 2011's
Frankenstein at the Royal National Theatre.
Boyle went on to direct Trance starring James McAvoy in 2013 and the Channel
4 series Babylon in 2014. The year 2015 saw Michael Fassbender and Winslet
receive incredible critical and awards acclaim for Boyle's film Steve Jobs,
written by Aaron Sorkin. Kate Winslet won the Best Supporting Actress BAFTA for
her role, amongst many additional nominations and wins for the film.
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