With a background as an award-winning theatre director, John Crowley received critical acclaim and his first awards in film with his first feature Intermission, starring Colin Farrell and Cillian Murphy. His other films include Boy A starring Andrew Garfield and Peter Mullan and Is Anybody There? starring Michael Caine. Brooklyn, starring Saoirse Ronan, won the Best British Film BAFTA 2018 along with three Academy Award nominations. Crowley’s latest film was The Goldfinch starring Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Jeffrey Wright and Sarah Paulson.