Biography

Paul is an award-winning composer, specializing in original compositions for film, television, commercials, as well as choral works and concert works. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Paul currently lives and works out of New York.

Advertising:
• 2019 Google Waymo – National Campaign [SHOUT IT OUT LOUD MUSIC]
• 2017 LPGA – National Commercial feat. Lydia Ko [YESSIAN MUSIC]
• 2016 TEAK – National Campaign
• 2015 TEAK – National Campaign
• 2015 Morgan Stanley – National Commercial [HEADROOM MUSIC]
• 2013 Jola Interactive – NYC Campaign

TV/Web Series:
• 2018 Chrisley Knows Best – featured composer [USA Network]
• 2016 Australia: the Story of Us [Channel 7 Australia – national documentary series]
• 2015-17 Catfish – featured composer [MTV]
• 2015-17 Girl Code – featured composer [MTV]
• 2013 The Grindr Guide – composer [web series]

Film (highlights):
• 2019 Open Love (dir. Damien Dunstan)
• 2018 Car Battery (dir. Ella Jane New)
• 2017-18 Lessons from Joan (dir. Walter McIntosh)
• 2016-17 In a Dream (dir. Edina Kishonthy) – official selection Hollywood Film Festival
• 2015-16 No More (dir. Jeanine Frost) – official selection Manhattan Film Festival
• 2015 Crushed (Music Copyist, dir. Megan Riakos)
• 2014 Chronicles of Gilderam (Book Trailer, dir. Kevin Kelleher)
• 2012 Gros (dir. Adam Taylor) – winner best Short Film Chicago Comedy Film Festival
• 2012 First Date (dir. John Tsioulos)
• 2012 Trilby and Bunyip (dir. Emily Dean)
• 2011 Gunderwilly Road (dir. Harrison Woodhead)
• 2011 Blind Luck (dir. Amy Wang) – honorable mention LA Film Festival
• 2011 Forget Me Not (dir. Emily Dean) – nominated for Australian Academy Award (AACTA)
• 2010 Moth (dir. Meryl Tankard) – nominated best Original Soundtrack St. Kilda Film Festival
• 2010 Tangerine (dir. Miranda Nation)

Awards/Notable Achievements:

• 2019 Choral album debut: Reinventions

• 2018-9 Composer in Residence – Young New Yorkers’ Chorus
• 2016 Finalist Elysian Singers Composer Competition
• 2014 Finalist Capital Hearings Composer Competition
• 2014 Finalist APRA/AMCOS “Tropscore” international film scoring competition
• 2012 Winner Australia Council of the Arts “ArtStart” Grant for Emerging Artists
• 2012 Finalist Best Original Score “Moth” dir. Meryl Tankard – St. Kilda Film Festival
• 2010 Finalist Best Original Soundtrack “You Are Beautiful” 15/15 International Film Festival
• 2009 Winner for Best Original Soundtrack “Real Magic” 15/15 International Film Festival
• 2004-06 Winner University of Sydney “Frank Albert Prize For Music”

Education:
· Australian Film Television & Radio School (Graduate Diploma 2010)
· University of Sydney (Bachelor of Arts [Music Composition] 2006)

For examples of Paul’s work, please visit the Showreel page.