Who

 

MICHAEL PAUL 

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

 

 

The Short Story

Beginning at Philadelphia’s iconic KYW-TV 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).

Entering a 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 behind the scenes as a leading concept consultant/creator/director/writer/talent producer/showrunner for some of the largest productions and brands in our national and global culture including Broadway theater, Las Vegas Spectacles, Comedy & Music Concerts, Award Shows, Sitcoms, Late Night and Corporate Media & Events with Richard Branson, Netflix,  Fisher Scientific, Wynn Casinos, AT&T, Comedy Central Roasts, Disney Theatrical, The National Holocaust Museum, Spike Lee and The Muppets.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

  • 2021 Telly Award for Directing: “34th American Cinematheque Honor Spike Lee”
  • 2021 Telly Award for Directing: “45 Minutes of Inspiration”
  • 2021 Telly Award for Producing: Talk Show/Interview
  • 2021 Telly Award for Director/Writer: Fundraiser Programming
  • 2021 Winner of the Academy of Visual Arts: Feature Branded Editorial Experience
  • National Event Producers Association: Award of Excellence
  • Nevada Show of the Year Award
  • Guest Speaker & Workshops at NYU, PACE, UCLA, SAG-AFTRA
  • Editorials for Huffington Post, LaughSpin, Hollywood Reporter, USA Today
  • Air Force Secret Service, Navy and Nasa medals of appreciation