Paul Howard, Film and Television Producer and Director, Ireland
A Producer, Director, Executive Producer of International repute with an enviable track record in documentary, television series and more recently in feature film production.He has just completed work on the documentary titled Infinite Potential—The Life and Ideas of David Bohm for release in 2020.
Paul has worked across most disciplines in the film/television industry over the past 30 years in Ireland and overseas as a director, producer, writer, covering genres such as biography, natural history, wildlife. He has directed many critically acclaimed documentaries. He has worked for RTE (Ireland’s Public Service Broadcaster), Imagine Limited (Independent Film Company), Nine Network (Sydney, Australia), Nomad Films International (Melbourne, Australia).
Some recent successes include 21st Century Railway, a modern history of railways; Waiting for Houlihan, an arts documentary nominated for an IFTA award; Marsh to the Skies, the secret Irish/American alliance that gave American access to Shannon Airport during the ‘Cold War’; The Irish in Hollywood, a documentary ‘special’ on the cultural impact that the Irish have had on the famous Film Town; Bloomsday, a documentary celebrating James Joyce’s Ulysses, broadcast internationally.
In Australia, Paul completed Triumph of the Nomads, a history of Australia prior to the arrival of European white settlement; and The Pintubi, a series about the last remaining tribe of Aborigines who roamed the outback of Australia up until 1935. Also, Breakthroughs, a series on the latest developments in science and medicine.