Daniel Gordon is a British documentary film director best known for a series of documentaries from North Korea.
Gordon previously worked for Sky Sports and Chrysalis. He founded VeryMuchSo productions in January 2001. It is based in Sheffield, England. Gordon has written two books on Sheffield Wednesday. In December 2001, he was nominated for a BAFTA for producing and directing Darren Gough’s Cricket Academy.
In 2002, Gordon worked with travel specialist Nicholas Bonner to bring the seven surviving members of the 1966 North Korea national football team to Britain. The resulting film, The Game of Their Lives won the 2003 Royal Television Society award for best sports documentary. The 1966 North Korean football team competed in the World Cup. Daniel was also nominated Best Newcomer at the 2003 Grierson Awards. The film also received a nomination for Best Documentary at the British Independent Film Awards. It won first prize at the Seville Film Festival.