Daniel Barber is a British director. Having begun his career as a highly successful director of commercials, he was nominated for an Academy Award in 2008 for his short film The Tonto Woman. In 2009 he directed Michael Caine in Harry Brown.
|Make no small plans.||Management & Managing Government|
|After defining an idea of what I want to achieve, through a series of storyboard images, I'll go to the ends of the earth to create it, whether that involves obscure camera lenses or the latest electronic techniques.|
|Before we start filming, I have a strong idea of the look and the feel that I want to create, and I'm happy to explore any means that will help me achieve that.|
|I have to remember that winning an Oscar is an almost unbelievable goal and that it is an honour just to be nominated.|
|I'm not afraid of special effects, but I see them very much as a means to an end.|
|It has made me realise how many doors open for you when you're up for an Oscar. It seems once you are nominated, it validates you as a serious director, and you become someone that people want to work with.||Work, Workers & The Labor Force|
|Not being a genius, I believe in collaboration, and my background as a problem solver means I've never been afraid to work with people cleverer than myself.||Work, Workers & The Labor Force|