Andrew Macdonald (producer)

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Andrew Macdonald
Born1966 (age 54–55)
Alma materGlenalmond College
OccupationFilm producer
ChildrenCharlie, Ted, Archie, Lachlan, Sylvie
RelativesKevin Macdonald (brother)
Wendy Orme (grandmother)
Emeric Pressburger (grandfather)

Andrew Macdonald (born 1966) is a Scottish film producer, best known for his collaborations with screenwriter John Hodge and director Danny Boyle, including Shallow Grave (1994),[1] Trainspotting (1996), The Beach (2000) and 28 Days Later (2002).[2]

Life and career[edit]

Together with Duncan Kenworthy, he is also the founder of DNA Films, the production company responsible for The Parole Officer (2001), 28 Days Later (2002), Sunshine (2007), 28 Weeks Later (2007), 28 Months Later (TBA), two of which Danny Boyle directed and Alex Garland wrote. He also produced Garland's directorial debut Ex Machina.

He is the brother of Oscar-winning documentary maker Kevin Macdonald. His maternal grandparents were English actress Wendy Orme and Hungarian-born Oscar-winning filmmaker Emeric Pressburger.


Feature films


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