Woolley, Stephen 1956- (Steve Woolley)

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Woolley, Stephen 1956- (Steve Woolley)


Born September 3, 1956, in London, England; married Elizabeth Karlsen (a producer).


Office—Number 9 Films, 19-23 Wells St., 5th Floor, London W1P 3FP United Kingdom.


Producer. Worked as a cinema usher, 1962-63; worked at the Screen on the Green cinema, London, beginning 1976; worked with The Other Cinema; The Scala (a movie theater), programmer, manager, then owner; Palace Video, cofounder and principal, 1982-92; formed Scala Productions; Number 9 Films, London, principal.

Awards, Honors:

Film Award nomination (with others), best film, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1987, for Mona Lisa; Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film (with Neil Jordan), British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Film Award nomination (with Jordan), best film, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Academy Award nomination, best picture, Motion Picture Producer of the Year Award, Producers Guild of America Golden Laurel Awards, ALFS Award, British producer of the year, London Critics Circle Film Awards, European Film Award (with Nik Powell), best achievement, Best Foreign Film Award, Australian Film Institute, 1993, all for The Crying Game; Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film nomination (with others), British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1995, for Backbeat; European Film Award nomination (with Redmond Morris), best film, 1998, for The Butcher Boy; Film Award nomination (with Jordan), best film, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 2000, for The End of the Affair; Golden Hitchcock Award nomination, Dinard British Film Festival, 2005, for Stoned; Irish Film and Television Award nomination (with others), best film, 2007, for Breakfast on Pluto.


Film Producer:

The Company of Wolves, Cannon, 1984.

Absolute Beginners, Orion, 1986.

Mona Lisa, Island Pictures, 1986.

High Spirits, TriStar, 1988.

Scandal, Miramax, 1989.

Shag (also known as Shag: The Movie), Hemdale Film Corp., 1989.

The Big Man (also known as Crossing the Line), Miramax, 1990.

A Rage in Harlem, Miramax, 1991.

The Miracle, Miramax, 1991.

The Pope Must Die, Miramax, 1991.

The Crying Game, Miramax, 1992.

Backbeat (also known as BackBeat—Die Wahrheit uber die Beatles), Gramercy Pictures, 1994.

Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (also known as Interview with the Vampire), Geffen Pictures, 1994.

Michael Collins, Geffen Pictures, 1996.

The Butcher Boy, Geffen Pictures, 1997.

B. Monkey (also known as B. Monkey—una donna da salvare), Miramax, 1998.

In Dreams, DreamWorks, 1998.

The End of the Affair, Columbia, 1999.

Not I (short), 2000.

The Good Thief (also known as Le dernier coup de Monsieur Bob, Le dernier coup de Mr Bob, and L'homme de la riviera), Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2002.

The Actors, 2003.

Intermission, IFC Films, 2003.

Breakfast on Pluto, Sony Pictures Classics, 2005.

Stoned, Screen Media Films, 2005.

And When Did You Last See Your Father?, Sony Pictures Classics, 2007.

Film Coproducer:

The Courier, Vestron Pictures, 1988.

Film Executive Producer:

The Company of Wolves, Cannon, 1984.

Letter to Brezhnev, Circle Films, 1985.

Chinese Boxes, Palace Films, 1986.

Siesta, 1987.

Lenny Live, Miramax, 1989.

Hardware (also known as M.A.R.K. 13), Millimeter Films, 1990.

Dust Devil, Miramax, 1992.

Waterland, Fine Line Features, 1992.

Dark Blood, Fine Line Features, 1993.

The Neon Bible, Strand Releasing, 1995.

Hollow Reed (also known as Believe Me, Lautlose Schreie, and Tras el silencio), Cinepix Film Properties, 1996.

(Scala Productions) Fever Pitch, Trimark Pictures, 1997.

Welcome to Woop Woop, Goldwyn Films, 1997.

24 7: Twenty Four Seven (also known as TwentyFourSeven), October Films, 1997.

Downtime, Manuel Salvador, 1997.

Divorcing Jack, Ariane Distribution, 1998.

Little Voice, Miramax, 1998.

The Lost Son, Artisan Entertainment, 1999.

The Last September, Trimark Pictures, 1999.

History Is Made at Night (also known as Historiaa tehdaan oisin, History Is Made at Night, Spy Games, and Spy Games—Agnten der nacht), Trimark Pictures, 1999.

Purely Belter, Amuse Pictures Inc., 2000.

Return to Sender (also known as Convicted), DEJ Productions, 2004.

Film Co-Executive Producer:

Dancin' Thru the Dark, Palace Pictures, 1990.

Film Director:

Stoned, 2005.

Film Appearances:

Himself, Discovering "Evil Dead" (documentary short), Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2002.

Television Producer; Series:

The Worst of Hollywood, 1983.

Television Executive Producer; Movies:

A Woman at War (also known as Ma guerre dans la gestapo), 1991.

Television Work; Specials:

Co-executive producer, Red, Hot & Blue, ABC, 1990.

Also worked as producer, Not I, PBS.

Television Appearances; Specials:

(As Steve Woolley) Himself, Empire of the Censors, 1995.

Presenter, The Last Days of the Board, 1999.

X-Rated, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Michael Collins," The South Bank Show, ITV, 1996.

The Film Programme (also known as Film 2005), BBC, 2005.

Richard & Judy, Channel 4, 2005.

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