Michael Winterbottom

Film Director / Screenwriter / Television Director / Film Producer | * 03/29/1961 (58) | Blackburn, Lancashire, England, UK
Michael Winterbottom (born 29 March 1961) is an English filmmaker. He began his career working in British television before moving into features. Three of his films—Welcome to Sarajevo, Wonderland and 24 Hour Party People—have competed for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Winterbottom often works with the same actors; many faces can be seen in several of his films, including Shirley Henderson, Paul Popplewell, John Simm, Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Raymond Waring and Kieran O'Brien. ()
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Michael Winterbottom is a prolific English filmmaker who has directed seventeen feature films in the past fifteen years. He began his career working in British television before moving into features. Three of his films — Welcome to Sarajevo, Wonderland and 24 Hour Party People — have been nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Michael Winterbottom

European Film Award for European Discovery of The Year 2x European Film Award for Best Film 2x European Film Award for Best Director European Film Award - People's Choice Award for Best Director

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Movies with Michael Winterbottom as Actor(1)

as himself2013 What is Cinema?

Movies with Michael Winterbottom as Crew(57)

Directing/Director2020 Greed
Writing/Screenplay2020 Greed
Directing/Director2020 The Trip to Greece
Directing/Director2019 The Wedding Guest
Production/Producer2019 The Wedding Guest
Writing/Writer2019 The Wedding Guest
Directing/Director2017 The Trip to Spain
Writing/Writer2017 The Trip to Spain
Directing/Director2016 On the Road
Directing/Director2015 The Emperor's New Clothes
Directing/Director2014 The Face of an Angel
Directing/Director2014 The Trip to Italy
Writing/Writer2014 The Trip to Italy
Production/Producer2013 Hello Carter
Directing/Director2013 The Look of Love
Directing/Director2012 Everyday
Writing/Writer2012 Everyday
Directing/Director2011 Trishna
Production/Producer2011 Trishna
Writing/Screenplay2011 Trishna
Directing/Director2011 The Trip
Writing/Writer2011 The Trip
Directing/Director2010 The Killer Inside Me
Writing/Writer2010 The Killer Inside Me
Directing/Director2009 The Shock Doctrine
Directing/Director2008 A Summer in Genoa
Writing/Writer2008 A Summer in Genoa
Directing/Director2007 A Mighty Heart
Production/Executive Producer2006 Snow Cake
Directing/Director2006 The Road to Guantanamo
Editing/Editor2006 The Road to Guantanamo
Production/Producer2006 The Road to Guantanamo
Directing/Director2005 A Cock and Bull Story
Directing/Director2004 9 Songs
Editing/Editor2004 9 Songs
Production/Producer2004 9 Songs
Writing/Author2004 9 Songs
Directing/Director2003 Code 46
Production/Executive Producer2003 Bright Young Things
Directing/Director2002 In This World
Directing/Director2002 24 Hour Party People
Directing/Director2000 The Claim
Directing/Director1999 With or Without You
Directing/Director1999 Wonderland
Directing/Director1998 I Want You
Production/Executive Producer1998 Resurrection Man
Directing/Director1997 Welcome to Sarajevo
Directing/Director1996 Jude
Directing/Director1995 Butterfly Kiss
Directing/Director1995 Go Now
Directing/Director1994 Family
Directing/Director1994 Under The Sun
Writing/Story1994 Under The Sun
Directing/Director1993 Love Lies Bleeding
Directing/Director1990 Forget About Me
Directing/Director1988 Ingmar Bergman: The Magic Lantern

TV Shows/Series with Michael Winterbottom as Crew(5)

Directing/Director2012 True Stories
Directing/Director2010 The Trip
Directing/Director1993 Cracker
Directing/Director1986 Boon
Directing/Director1983 Dramarama

Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Wednesday, 03/29 1961 (March) in Blackburn (current age: 58 years + 330 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Bristol, Balliol College
Michael Winterbottom frequently works together with these people:
Andrew Eaton (14x, Crew)
Steve Coogan (9x, Actor)
Shirley Henderson (8x, Actress)
Stephen Fry (7x, Actor)
Trevor Waite (7x, Crew)
Marcel Zyskind (7x, Crew)
Wendy Brazington (6x, Crew)
Rob Brydon (6x, Actor)
Kieran O'Brien (2x, Actor)
Margo Stilley (2x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10771, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 02/15/2020