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PAUL GREENGRASS (Director) earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Director and a Best Original Screenplay nomination from the Writers Guild of America for his work on United 93. He also won BAFTA's David Lean Award for Direction and Best Director awards from the London Film Critics' Circle, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and the National Society of Film Critics, among others; he has been nominated for a BAFTA for Best Director, and he won Best Director honors at the London Film Critics' Awards for his work on The Bourne Ultimatum -- the film received three Academy Awards and two BAFTAs.

Greengrass has also directed the feature films Green Zone, The Bourne Supremacy, and Bloody Sunday. Bloody Sunday was honored with the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival and the World Cinema Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, and Greengrass was named Best Director at the British Independent Film Awards.

Greengrass has had a long and distinguished career in British television: he has written and directed TV films concerned with social and political issues, including "The Murder of Stephen Lawrence" (winner of BAFTA's Best Single Drama Award in 2000 and the Special Jury Prize at the BANFF World Television Festival), as well as "The Fix," "The One That Got Away," and "Open Fire."

He produced and co-wrote the 2004 television film "Omagh," set in the aftermath of a real IRA car-bombing that killed 29 people in Omagh, Northern Ireland. "Omagh" won BAFTA's Best Single Drama Award in 2005 and was named Best Irish Film at the Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA) in 2004. "Omagh" was also nominated for the IFTA's Best Script award.

Greengrass spent the first decade of his career covering global conflict for the ITV current affairs program "World in Action" and writing and directing many documentaries. He also co-wrote the bestselling memoir Spycatcher with Peter Wright, former assistant director of Britain's MI5.


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