English film directors

English film directors

This is a list of English film directors and television directors who were born in England, or lived and/or worked in England during a significant part of their career. Irish, Scottish, American, and European Directors who have worked for large portions of their career in England are included on this list.


*Babar Ahmed
*Lindsay Anderson
*Michael Anderson (director)
*Michael Apted
*Anthony Asquith
*Richard Attenborough


*Keith Boak
*John Boorman
*John Boulting
*Danny Boyle
*Kenneth Branagh


*Henry Cass
*Alan Clarke
*Alex Cox
*Charles Crichton


*Terence Davies
*Basil Dean
*Clive Donner


*Cy Endfield


*Stephen Frears
*Charles Frend


*Lewis Gilbert
*Terry Gilliam
*Peter Glenville
*Peter Greenaway
*Val Guest
*John Guillermin
*Paul Greengrass
*Ricky Gervais


*Robert Hamer
*Guy Hamilton
*Alfred Hitchcock
*Mike Hodges
*Hugh Hudson


*John Irvin
*James Ivory


*Derek Jarman
*Terry Jones


*Ralph Keene
*Anthony Kimmins
*Bernard Knowles
*Alexander Korda
*Zoltan Korda
*Stanley Kubrick


*Simon Langton
*Frank Launder
*David Lean
*Mike Leigh
*Richard Lester
*Ken Loach
*Adrian Lyne
*Jonathan Lynn


*Alexander Mackendrick
*Neil Marshall
*Shane Meadows
*Sam Mendes


*Ronald Neame
*Christopher Nolan


*George More O'Ferrall


*Alan Parker
*Sally Potter
*Michael Powell
*Emeric Pressburger


*Carol Reed
*Karel Reisz
*Tony Richardson
*Guy Ritchie
*Jerome Robbins
*Nicolas Roeg
*Ken Russell

*Geoffrey Sax
*John Schlesinger
*Ridley Scott
*Tony Scott
*Colin Simpson
*Roger Spottiswoode


*Ralph Thomas
*J. Lee Thompson


*Peter Ustinov


*Matthew Vaughn


*Michael Winner
*Edgar Wright
*Joe Wright
*Michael Winterbottom

See also

*Film Directors
*Cinema of the United Kingdom

External links

* [http://www.bafta.org/site/jsp/index.jsp British Academy of Film and Television Arts]
* [http://www.britmovie.co.uk/ Brit Movie Archive]
* [http://www.zenbullets.com/britfilm/index.php 100 Years of British Film]
* [http://www.avantgardenow.com Lions of British Cinema --Focus on Directors]
* [http://www.bfi.org.uk/learn.html British Film Institute]

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