Who

 

MICHAEL PAUL 

 

is the behind the scenes director, writer, producer, dramaturge & coach for entertainment brands, icons and global industry leaders. A unique understanding of entertainment and human psychology is why he has become a leading creative consultant.

 

SHOWRUNNER ♦ CREATIVE DIRECTING ♦ DRAMATURGE VIDEOGRAPHY ♦ CINEMATOGRAPHY ♦ GRAPHICS ♦ PACKAGING ♦ VIP/TALENT RELATIONS ♦ SLOGANS ♦ COPY ♦ PRE/POST-PRODUCTION ♦ SCORING ♦ LIGHTING & SOUND DESIGN

The Short Story

Beginning at Philadelphia’s KYW-TV, WCAU & WPHL before the age of 18, Michael Paul was mentored by now established executive producers like Ed Glavin (Ellen DeGeneres Show) and Glen Davish (The View).

A decade later his career in comedy allowed him to share the stage with talents like James Brown, Joan Rivers, Lisa Lampanelli and Lewis Black, television and movie credits alongside Winona Ryder, Paul Rudd & Katherine Heigl, a voice over and puppeteering career for  Saturday Night Live, Disney and Jim Henson along with his own show on MTV.

Winding down his performance career, Post Hill Publishing asked him to write the critically acclaimed book, Breaking Out of Show Business”.

He is now a leading concept consultant/creator/director/writer/showrunner for some of the largest brands in our national and global culture including Richard Branson, Netflix,  Fisher Scientific, Wynn Casinos, AT&T, Comedy Central Roasts, The National Holocaust Museum, Spike Lee and The Muppets.

CAREER TIMELINE

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

  • 2021 Winner of 4 Telly Awards for Directing & Program Content
  • 2021 Winner of the Communicator Award for Feature Branded Editorial Experience
  • Guest Speaker & Workshops at NYU, PACE, UCLA, SAG-AFTRA
  • Editorials for Huffington Post, LaughSpin, Hollywood Reporter, USA Today
  • Award of Excellence – National Event Producers Association

 

PRODUCING THREE WEEKS INTO COVID-19

 

“He has something that audiences welcome.”
Arthur Novell, The Jim Henson Company