Mike Figgis


Mike Figgis is an eclectic film director, writer, and composer. He started his artistic career in music playing keyboards for Bryan Ferry's first band. After working in theatre, he made a splash with the thriller Internal Affairs (1990). He achieved widespread critical acclaim and box-office success for Leaving Las Vegas (1995), starring Nicolas Cage and Elisabeth Shue. Recent credits include: Guilty Pleasure (2006), The Sopranos - Episode: Cold Cuts (2004), Cold Creek Manor, (2003),The Blues (2003), The Battle of Orgreave (2001), Hotel (2001), Timecode (2000).

Mike Figgis took part in Detour London 2006 and New York 2007