Bio

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Paul is a visual storyteller known for his cinematic, raw and emotive human portraits across commercials, documentary, and film. Paul’s contemporary and intimate style of filmmaking combines a visceral, documentary look with a highly polished cinematic feel.

Paul has a background as a commercial editor and cinematographer so it’s not surprising that all his shots are carefully selected and beautifully composed.

He has been featured in Adweek, Shots Magazine, Shoot Magazine, Boards Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Paste Magazine, Filmmaker Magazine, and IndieWire Magazine.

Paul has written and directed numerous acclaimed award winning short films. His last three films world premiered in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival. His films have also been selected as Vimeo Staff Picks three times.

His latest VR/360  spots were produced in collaboration with Huff Post and Ryot Media and received millions of views.

His debut feature film was shot in the U.S. and Africa. The film will be released in the summer of 2019.

 

Recognition

Official Selection 2018 Tribeca Film Festival
Official Selection 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
Official Selection 2015 Tribeca Film Festival
Official Selection 2015 Palm Springs Film Festival
Official Selection 2015 DOC NYC Film Festival
Winner Best Short Documentary / LA Shorts Film Festival
Winner Best Short Documentary / Tampa Film Festival
Winner Best Short Documentary / Miami Film Festival
Vimeo Staff Pick x 3
Short of the Week x 2