David Barnard is an independent filmmaker who has enjoyed collaborations with some of the world's finest artists and technicians.
Experienced across formats from UK/US and international TV, theatrical release, live concert broadcasts, streaming, digital content and more. His acclaimed and award-winning direction has led to some of the most successful music-based films and programmes of recent times.
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BAFTA / Grammy nominated / Broadcast Digital Live Award
Alice Cooper Brutally Live [Eagle Rock Ent. / Live concert for worldwide TV/DVD] • Atoms For Peace Live At The Roundhouse [Digital distrib/Streaming.] • Björk Live at The Royal Opera House [Premiered BBC, worldwide TV/DVD] • Björk Live In Cambridge [Live concert for worldwide TV/DVD] • Björk Live at Shepherd's Bush Empire [Live concert for worldwide TV/DVD] • Brecon Jazz 2003 & 2004 Artists including Omara Portuondo, Jamie Cullum and Guy Barker [Received BAFTA Cymru for Best Music Programme BBC] • Craig Armstrong Piano Works [ie:music / Live concert for worldwide TV/DVD] • Darfur Voices UNHCR Concert for Sudan, a multi artist fund raising event filmed at The Royal Albert Hall [Int.TV/DVD] • Diana Krall Live In Paris, Eagle Rock Ent. [Live concert for worldwide TV/Digital distrib.] • Diana Krall Live in Rio, Eagle Rock Ent. [Live concert and documentary for worldwide TV/DVD/Digital distribution] • Dido Live [Sony Music Entertainment for worldwide TV/DVD/Digital distribution] • Eurythmics Peacetour [Live concert for ITV, worldwide TV/DVD – 19 Ent.] • From The Basement Series 1 - Sonic Youth, PJ Harvey, Damien Rice, Jose Gonzalez, Autolux, Super Furry Animals [Worldwide TV/DVD – From The Basement TV Ltd.] • From The Basement Series 2 - The Raconteurs, Iggy and the Stooges, The Fall, CSS, White Denim, Fleet Foxes, The Kills, Gnarls Barkley, My Morning Jacket [Worldwide TV/DVD – From The Basement Tv Ltd] • Gorillaz Demon Days Live (Grammy Award nominated) [Live concert for worldwide TV/DVD, Co-director Grant Gee / EMI] • Harry Connick Jr An Evening of Romance [Live concert from the Olympic Theatre Paris for worldwide TV/DVD] • Jazz Britannia [Multi artist event from The Barbican for BBC4] • Lucrezia Borgia [Principal Director] The worlds first Live to air 3D opera broadcast Live from the English National Opera Coliseum for Sky Arts - Live simulcast 3D & 2D + Live into cinemas of Donizetti’s opera• Montreux Jazz Festival 3 x 3D documentary films… Experience Montreux (Prize winner at the LA 3D Film Festival), Quincy Jones & The Global Gumbo All-Stars plus Herbie Hancock & The Imagine Project • New Order Live in Glasgow [Live concert for worldwide TV/DVD – Warner Intl] • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds The Abattoir Blues Tour [Live concert for worldwide TV/DVD – Mute] • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Distant Sky [Live music-film for global theatrical release] • One Direction Up All Night Live / SYCO/Sony / TV & digital distrib. • Paul Weller Live at The Royal Albert Hall for Universal/Island DVD/worldwide TV] • Pavorotti Salute Petra - Tribute concert filmed in Petra, Jordan featuring Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Sting et al • Pet Shop Boys Pandemonium, Live at the O2 Arena London [Live concert for worldwide TV/DVD – EMI ] • Pet Shop Boys Cubism Live from Mexico City [Live concert and documentary for worldwide TV/DVD – Warner Intl.] • Pet Shop Boys Inner Sanctum, Live from the Royal Opera House [Live concert for worldwide TV/Digital Distrib. / Pet Shop Boys Partnership Ltd.] • Pulp The Park Is Mine [Live concert for worldwide TV/DVD] • Pulp At The Eden Project [Production & Broadcast BBC] • Radiohead In Rainbows Live From The Basement special / Courtyard Management [Worldwide TV & Streaming] • Reading Festival 1998 Artists including Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Beastie Boys & Dandy Warhols [ITV] • Red Hot Chili Peppers I'm With You, Live From The Basement series 3 special • Spice Girls Live in Istanbul [DVD & worldwide TV, ITV Christmas Day broadcast, EMI] • Travis More Than Us, Live in Glasgow [Live concert for worldwide TV/DVD] •
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