Grant Gee received a Grammy nomination in 1997 for his documentary about Radiohead, Meeting People Is Easy. He also directed the iconic music video for the group's song No Surprises. His film Joy Division won the UK's Grierson Award for Best Theatrical Documentary (2008), while his film The Western Lands of the same year won Best Short Film at the Banff Film Festival. His 2012 film Patience (After Sebald), about W.G. Sebald's unclassifiable masterpiece, The Rings of Saturn, premiered at the New York Film Festival and enjoyed successful theatrical runs in both the UK and US. He is currently developing his first drama feature, an adaptation of Alison Moore's novel The Lighthouse.