Asif Kapadia is an Oscar and BAFTA winning director who works across both film and television. His debut feature, The Warrior, was nominated for three BAFTA awards, winning Best British Film and Best Debut Film. His fourth feature, Senna, the story of the Brazilian motor racing legend Ayrton Senna, was nominated for three BAFTA awards, winning Best Documentary and Best Editing. It went on to break UK box office records to become the highest grossing British Documentary of all time. Amy, about singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has now become the most successful British Documentary of all time, winning numerous awards including the Academy Award, BAFTA, European Film Award and a Grammy for Best Documentary.
Asif recently directed the award winning Burberry commercial, A Tale of Thomas Burberry, featuring an all-star cast of Domhnall Gleeson, Sienna Miller, Dominic West and Lily James, and written by Academy Award nominee Matt Charman. Currently, Asif is working on his next documentary, Maradona, about Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona.