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Paul Andrew Williams

Writer and director
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Paul made his start as a feature film director with ‘London to Brighton’, inspired by his 2001 short film ‘Royalty’. ‘London to Brighton’ premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival, winning numerous awards in the UK and overseas and earning Paul a nomination for The Carl Foreman Award at the 2007 BAFTAS.

In 2008, Paul’s second film, ‘The Cottage’ was theatrically released in the UK and played in competition in many festivals around the world. Paul’s third feature, the gripping ‘Cherry Tree Lane’ was distributed theatrically in the UK in September 2010. Paul has also recently completed a trilogy of music promos for dance duo UNKLE.

Paul’s company, Steel Mill Pictures is closing the financing on tender comedy ‘Song For Marion’, written and to be directed by Paul, with E1 Entertainment distributing. Paul also has a number of scripts in development, including genre project ‘Salvage’, bittersweet road movie ‘Wisdom’s Last Legs’ and a sci-fi noir project for Qwerty Films ‘Somewhere the Shadow’. He is also writing a play for the Donmar Warehouse.

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