Danny Boyle on Inspiration

In this video Danny Boyle talks about certainty, doubt, inspiration – and why it’s important not to be intimidated by your heroes when working in the creative industries.

Danny and I were at school together in Bolton many years ago. Since then he’s had a brilliant career in theatre, TV and film, winning an Oscar as Director of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’,

Here he is inspiring young film-makers at a European Film Academy Masterclass in Ruhr, Germany,