Danny Boyle, last night’s big winner at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA), speaks exclusively to Tiscali in both an in depth Tiscali Screentalk and at the BIFA awards where he picked up Best Independent Film and Best Director for Slumdog Millionaire.
In his Tiscali Screentalk interview, Boyle gives his thoughts on directing and offers insight into his new film, Slumdog Millionaire, ahead of its release in January 2009. This is the latest instalment of Tiscali Screen Talks, a collection of intimate interviews of leading figures in the film industry conducted in front of a live audience at the Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival.
You can also see Danny Boyle’s reaction to his Best Director and Best Independent Film win at the British Independent Film Awards at Tiscali’s BIFA site www.tiscali.co.uk/bifa. The site features backstage interviews with the award winners as well as galleries, red carpet interviews and all the need to know information about this year’s awards.
Danny Boyle’s Screentalk interview is available for free at www.tiscali.co.uk/lff.
Highlights of the interview include:
How he made London look deserted for 28 Days Later
How he hired models to literally stop traffic for filming
Why he never really liked zombie films
The concept behind new film Slumdog Millionaire
The unique challenges he faced trying to capture the energy of the city of Mumbai, India
This Screentalk is the third in the series filmed at the Times BFI London Film Festival. Previous Screen Talks include interviews with actor Robert Carlyle as he talks about his acting career, and Michael Sheen on playing David Frost for his new film Frost/Nixon.
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