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Iain Softley

Softley was educated at St Benedict's School, Ealing, London, and Queens' College, Cambridge University, where he was a member of the college's dramatic society, the BATS, and directed a number of highly-praised theatrical productions. He worked for Granada TV and the BBC before becoming a director of music videos and, eventually, movies. His ... See full bio »
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 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Man (2012)
 2008 Inkheart
 2001 K-PAX
 1995 Hackers
 1994 Backbeat
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 2008 Inkheart (producer)
 2005 The Skeleton Key (producer)
 1995 Hackers (executive producer)
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 2013 Trap for Cinderella (screenplay)
 1994 Backbeat
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 1999 Passion and Romance: The Wings of the Dove (Video documentary short) (thanks)
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 2002 Spotlight on Location: The Making of 'K-PAX' (Video short)
 2001 Music Behind the Scenes (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Love & Seduction ... Himself
 1999 Passion and Romance: The Wings of the Dove (Video documentary short)
Himself - Director
 1997 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 17 November 1997 (1997) ... Himself - Guest

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Directed Toni Braxton music video "How Could an Angel Break My Heart?" (1997).

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