Trudie Styler is an actress, film producer, director, human rights activist, environmentalist, organic farmer and Unicef Ambassador. Her passionate concerns for the environment and human rights motivate many of her career choices, and are reflected most clearly in her documentary films and fundraising activities. Trudie’s film credits with her production company Xingu Films include the documentaries Boys From Brazil (1993); IDA award-winning Moving The Mountain (1995); award-winning documentary on the making of a Walt Disney animation The Sweatbox (2002) which she co-directed; and A Kind Of Childhood (2002). Always the champion of first-time filmmakers, Trudie’s production credits include The Grotesque (1996), Guy Ritchie’s first two films Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and Snatch (2000) which she executive produced; Greenfingers (2001); Cheeky (2003); Alpha Male (2005); and A Guide To Recognize Your Saints (2006) which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, winning both the Directing Award for its writer/director Dito Montiel, and the Special Jury Prize for Outstanding Ensemble Performance. 2009 will see the Sony Classics release of the science fiction feature Moon, produced by Trudie and directed by first-time writer/director Duncan Jones. Commissioned by Glamour magazine, Trudie directed her first short film entitled Wait in the summer of 2005 in New York, and is scheduled to direct her first full-length feature in 2009, also in New York.
|2002 Jury Member|