5   Kevin Macdonald Oscar-Winning Polymath

Kevin Macdonald

Since leaving university, Kevin Macdonald has made nine major documentaries, seven for network television, two for the cinema – one an Oscar winner. He has also written a classic documentary textbook, Imaging Reality, and a much admired biography of his grandfather, the feature-film writer and producer, Emeric Pressburger. He somehow managed to fit in teaching assignments at a number of film schools and universities, including the Cuban School, where he impressed the students with his fluent Spanish and his boyish good looks. He is now working on his first fact-based drama for the cinema ...

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