Screenwriter & Author

Paul is a Director of Twelve Chairs Films. He was an independent Script Consultant on feature films 'The Bird Catcher' [2017], 'Desiree' [2016] and 'Starred Up' [2013]. He was a founding Director of Euroscript & CEO of its MEDIA programme developing feature scripts with writers and EU production companies, optioned or released: Little Ashes [2008], DuCain’s Boys, Mermaids & Money Troubles, Dark Rosaleen, Heart and Soul. Paul was editor of Screenwriter Magazine and a columnist for Savvy & Filmwaves. He's had articles, short stories, poetry and a book published, "Dancing in the Waves".

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Script Consultancy

This is a personal and exclusive consultancy service to support the development of excellent projects. I want to dream it too, to make your idea come true. So projects are only accepted for consultancy on the basis of their commercial and artistic potential. Writers have gone on to have successful careers as feature film directors, short film makers, playwrights, documentary makers and TV writers for Eastenders, Casualty, Doctors and other productions. I only accept a maximum of two projects per year and progress these projects with the writer or director, preparing them to take to the industry.

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Workshops & Events

Paul set up the MA Screenwriting at Birkbeck College, London University with Emma Sandon. He is Academic Advisor and senior lecturer on the course. He has given workshops at Future Film (BFI), London Screenwriters Festival, Underwire, Euroscript and The Big Comedy Festival. He has taught at the London Film School, the RCA, the LSW, and run international workshops in the UK, France and Portugal. He has delivered talks at Festivals in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, London, and Lisbon, as well as sitting on International Film Festival juries and funding panels in Portugal and UK. Paul is available for speaking engagements and workshops.

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