Daryl Goodrich - Sports film Director
Few could have imagined that the 17 year old design student at Suffolk College in the early 1980s, would go on to be one the most influential and prolific sports film directors in the world. This is the success story of Daryl Goodrich, a metamorphosis from a determined creative talent of a youth, to the international award winning director that he is today.
Those awards are many : Named Best Director at the New York Film Festival in 2006. Best Director at the IVCA, 2005, 2008. Daryl was awarded the prestigious Judges Award from the Royal Television Society for his contribution to sports television.
His was credited with being in the top ten of the most influential people in securing the 2012 Olympic games for London, having directed the bid film ‘ Sport at Heart ’ and ‘ Inspiration’.
Daryl was commissioned by the Olympic Broadcasting Service (OBS) to be creative director
for the world television feed of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, having previously worked on a similar role at Athens 2004. He was the film director on Sochi's winning bid for the Winter Games in Russia - and also Qatar's successful campaign for the right to stage the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
University of Suffolk is proud to welcome back one of its greatest Alumni for a retrospective exhibition of his work. The exhibition documents the transformation from student to budding designer, to the award winner that he is today. A collection of films, storyboard and scripts help to narrate the journey he has been on and the one still to come.