Douglas Mackinnon

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Douglas Mackinnon
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Douglas Mackinnon


Douglas Mackinnon is a British film and television director. He made his feature film directorial debut with The Flying Scotsman (2006), which was the gala premiere at the Edinburgh Festival in 2006 and was consequently picked up for worldwide distribution by MGM.

He directed the first three episodes of Jekyll (2007) starring James NesbittMichelle Ryan and Gina Bellman. The show had nominations in the Emmy's and the Rose D'or for James Nesbitt.

He has directed many episodes of television drama and at least three television films. His work includes BodiesGentlemen's Relish, 'Robin Hood' and The Vice

For Doctor Who he directed the first two-parter of the 2008 series, entitled "The Sontaran Stratagem"/"The Poison Sky", and will be working on the 2012 series