Andrew Macdonald - Details


Macdonald produced Shallow Grave in 1993, through his production company, Figment Films. Written by John Hodge and directed by Danny Boyle, Shallow Grave won a British Academy Award and Scottish Academy Award for Best British Film and Best Film respectively.

The creative team stayed together, developing and producing Trainspotting, adapted from the Scottish author Irvine Welsh’s novel. The film achieved considerable critical success, including an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for John Hodge. Following Trainspotting, the three produced A Life Less Ordinary (1997) and Andrew and Danny executive produced Twin Town. Early 1998 Macdonald produced and Boyle directed Hodge’s science fiction script Alien Love Triangle for Miramax films.

In 1999 Macdonald together with Boyle and Hodge filmed Hodge’s adaptation of Alex Garland’s novel The Beach, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.