Paul is a Brooklyn-born self-taught commercial director, documentary filmmaker, and photographer known for his cinematic, raw and emotive human portraits. Paul’s contemporary and intimate style of filmmaking combines an authentic, documentary sensibility 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 crafted and beautifully composed.
He has directed commercials and content for brands including Airbnb, Verizon, Procter & Gamble, PNC Bank, Fidelity Investments, DeWalt, Ryot Media, Huff Post, Pfizer, Bayer, Ernst & Young, and more.
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 screened at festivals across the globe and have been selected multiple times as a Vimeo Staff Pick and Short of the Week.
His debut feature film was shot in the U.S. and Africa. The film will complete production in the summer of 2021. He also has several feature documentaries in different stages of production.