Daryl Goodrich: Sports Film Director.
The Observer credited Daryl with being in the top ten of the most influential people in securing the 2012 Olympic games for London.
The Sun proclaimed that ‘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’.
Ken Livingstone, the (former) Mayor of London claimed Daryl’s films for London’s 2012 Olympic bid ‘Won us the Olympics’.
Named Best Director at the New York Film Festival in 2006. Best Director at the IVCA, 2005, 2008. Daryl was awarded the prestigious Judges Award from the Royal Television Society for his contribution to sports television.
Daryl followed up the success of London 2012 with films that helped Sochi secure the rights to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games and Qatar’s successful 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Daryl continues to direct high end commercials and television shows, promoting brands such as British Airway’s, Coca-Cola, Adidas, Ford and UNICEF, and his drama and documentaries for television include ITV’s David and Victoria Beckham’s ‘Diamonds & Tiaras’.
Daryl is also acknowledged as a leading motion graphic designer creating visual identities for shows such as Channel Fours Horse Racing, Ashes cricket and Formula One on ITV.
Daryl’s first feature documentary, FERRARI – Race to Immortality was released through Universal Studios 2017.
2018: Daryl directed the moving and harrowing film ‘TRUE GRIT’. Described by The Daily Telegraph; “Uncompromising and captivating, a powerful and sad story bravely and sentimentally told’.
2019: Daryl is currently in production on a film: ‘FISTS, FAME & FRANK’ a biopic documentary on legendary boxing promoter FRANK WARREN following his rise to the top in the toughest business in town.
Daryl is currently developing an independent feature film, ‘Any Other Day’.