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Spielberg, Besson and a Bloke from Bradford Daryl Goodrich

Spielberg, Besson and a Bloke from Bradford

Daryl Goodrich

Published May 6th 2012
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200 pages
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Against all odds, this is the story of how an unknown lad from Yorkshire beat two of the greatest filmmakers in the world and helped win the Olympic Games for London.According to the then Mayor Ken Livingston, Daryl’s films for London’s 2012 OlympicMoreAgainst all odds, this is the story of how an unknown lad from Yorkshire beat two of the greatest filmmakers in the world and helped win the Olympic Games for London.According to the then Mayor Ken Livingston, Daryl’s films for London’s 2012 Olympic bid ‘won us the Olympics’.The Observer listed Daryl as one of the top ten most influential people in helping London win the Olympics.The launch film Make Britain Proud was described by the Guardian as ‘seductive in a Notting Hill sort of way’. And in the words of the Sun, ‘New York had relied on Hollywood great Steven Spielberg and Paris’ acclaimed Luc Besson for their films, but director Daryl Goodrich beat them hands down with his powerful images’.Multi-award winning director Daryl is also acknowledged as a leading creative in broadcast design. Setting up Chrysalis Creative and then North One Creative he has worked as a Creative Director on sports brands such as Channels 4’s American Football, Horse Racing and Cricket and ITV’s Formula One, World Rally Championships, NBA, World Cup Football and Rugby.In 2004 Daryl was commissioned by the International Olympic Committee to be the Creative Director for the Athens Olympic Games, in 2010 for the Vancouver Winter Olympics and 2012 London Summer Olympics.Since the success of London’s Olympic bid win Daryl has directed films for Sochi helping them secure the rights to host the 2014 Winter Games in Russia and directed films for Qatar on their successful campaign to host the 2022 World Cup.Daryl was one of five International directors commissioned by the Chinese Municipal Government to make a film in celebration of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.Daryl has also directed numerous observational documentaries’s including ‘The Beckhams’ World Cup Party’ for ITV, ‘Diamonds and Tiaras’.In 2006 he was awarded a prestigious Royal Television Society judges award for contribution to the industry.