Biography

Paul is an award-winning composer, specializing in original compositions for film, television, commercials, and other screen media. Paul prides himself on helping clients tell their story through custom, tailor-made music for the screen. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Paul currently lives and works out of New York City.

Advertising:
• 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):
• 2018 Car Battery (dir. Ella Jane New) – in production
• 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:
• 2018 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
• 2013 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.