A pioneer in music video, MICHAEL LINDSAY-HOGG directed clips for The Rolling Stones for fifteen years, for The Who and The Beatles, and also their final film LET IT BE. He directed the award-winning GRACELAND with Paul Simon, shot in Zimbabwe.
On stage, Mr. Lindsay-Hogg directed the original productions of AGNES OF GOD on Broadway, and THE NORMAL HEART at the Public Theatre in New York. He earned a Tony Nomination for Best Director with WHOSE LIFE IS IT ANYWAY?
Mr. Lindsay-Hoggʼs film and television credits include Tom Stoppardʼs PROFESSIONAL FOUL, and Graham Greeneʼs DR. FISHER OF GENEVA as well as BRIDESHEAD REVISITED (co-director), all of which earned him recognition as Best Director by BAFTA. He also directed RUNNING MATES with Diane Keaton and Ed Harris for HBO. Mr. Lindsay-Hogg wrote and directed THE OBJECT OF BEAUTY, starring John Malkovich and Andie MacDowell which won Best Picture and Best Director awards at the Cairo International Film Festival. FRANKIE STARLIGHT with Anne Parillaud, Gabriel Byrne and Matt Dillon was released by Fine Line in 1995. It was voted by Jeffrey Lyons and Siskel & Ebert as one of their Top 10 pictures of the year.
In 1996, The New York Film Festival chose Mr. Lindsay-Hoggʼs never before seen THE ROLLING STONES ROCKʼNʼROLL CIRCUS as a Special Event for the festival. His Polygram film GUY, starring Vincent DʼOnofrio was released at the end of 1997, and was named one of the yearʼs Ten Best by LA Weekly.
His film of WAITING FOR GODOT was part of the Beckett series which won the award for Best TV Drama on the prestigious British arts program The South Bank Show.