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Paul Murphy

Paul Murphy is an award winning writer and director of short films, commercials and virals.

Whilst completing his second Masters in Film Production in Ireland, Paul won the RTE/Film Base Awards, for ‘Crossed Lines’ a comedy script he wrote and directed.

A move to London in 2002 saw Paul begin work as a 1st Assistant Director. With eleven years experience on features, TV dramas, commercials, and promos, Paul has worked with renowned cast and crews, enabling him to learn and hone his craft through collaboration, dedication, and hard work.

This invaluable time as a 1st has given Paul a great footing for his developing directing career. Directing online content for clients such as Saatchi & Saatchi, Volkswagen, Barclays, and The Sunday Times Online, Paul always engages in a spirit of strong collaboration with client and crew, bringing creativity and a reality to his projects that always get to the heart of the story.

In 2012 Paul was funded by Film London and the Eastern Edge Film Fund to direct ‘Stop’, a short drama he wrote. ‘Stop’ is currently performing well on the festival circuit.

Paul is currently developing his first feature film project 'Debris'.

Short film credits

Image from Stop


United Kingdom | Jul 2012 | 13:30
A chance bus stop encounter between Karen, a shy, introverted woman and Niki, a loud, over-confident teenage girl takes a deeper turn, when personal s...
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