"A moving and highly personal account"
- Sarah Foster (Portsmouth - The News)
DAN: Driven to Succeed
"Emotional and moving"
- Mark Kelly (The Sunday Times)
DAN: DrIven to Succeed was directed by Tom Greenidge and began as a ten minute University documentary project. The film made a huge impact and with over ten hours of footage shot an extended version of the film was also produced for the film festival circuit.
It's the story of Daniel Bentley, a twenty five year old world champion Boccia player who has cerebral palsy. Told by Dan and the people closest to him we gain an insight into his charismatic and influencial personality. Building up to the National Boccia Championships the film explores his love for sport, talent as a Boccia champion, his dreams and goals and the extreme low points in his life.
The film won Best Documentary at the British Independent Film Festival and Ryde International Film Festival.