Paul Blinkhorn

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Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016 - 2017Director
Film (Short)
Fellaz
Paul Blinkhorn
Ultimatum Films
2016Writer/Director
Film (Short)
After Auschwitz
Paul Blinkhorn
Ultimatum Films
2012 - 2013Director
Other
The Mighty CarlinsWireless Theatre Company
2012Director
Other
Country LifeWireless Theatre Company
2011Director
Theatre Production
Country LifePlayer-Playwrights / Old Red Lion
2011Director
Theatre Production
The Mighty CarlinsNorth American Actors Association
2011Director
Theatre Production
Up on BricksSitcom Mission / Hat Trick Productions
2011Director
Theatre Production
Risk AssessmentTheatre 503
2011Director
Theatre Production
Twelve Angry MenASAD
2011Director
Theatre Production
74 Georgia AvenueNew End Theatre/ Northern Outlet Theatre Company
20102nd Assistant Director
Film (Docu)
Screen Acting Close Up
Nic Phillips
Clever Boy Media
20102nd Assistant Director
Music Video
Yolanda Be Cool / JazzbitLuti Media
20102nd Assistant Director
Film (Short)
Fairytale of London Town
Louis Neethling
Mutt & Jeff Pictures
2010Director
Theatre Production
Scratch at the Jack (Three monologues by Rachel Barnett)Brockley Jack Theatre
2010Director
Theatre Production
Finchley RoadLondon Playwrights' Collective / Theatre 503
2010Director
Theatre Production
In Friends Like These We TrustTheatre 503
2010Director
Theatre Production
Cockroach DialoguesLondon Playwrights' Collective/ Theatre 503
20102nd Assistant Director
Other
"Do it like a dude" - Jessie J [Music Video]
Ben Peters
Luti Media
2010Director
Theatre Production
Siren
Paul Blinkhorn
Chilling Out Theatre
2009Director
Theatre Production
The Teacher Who Loved MeIn Company (Off Cut Festival) / Old Red Lion
2009Director of Photopgraphy
Film (Short)
Samuel Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Steven Hutchinson
Ultimatum Films
20092nd Assistant Director
Film (Short)
I am Ruthie Segal, Hear Me Roar!
Minkie Spiro
Third Man Films
2009Director
Theatre Production
Posthumous Papers of Alan Konigsberg
Paul Blinkhorn
Northern Outlet Theatre Company
2009Director
Theatre Production
Tape
Paul Blinkhorn
Northern Outlet Theatre Company
2009Director
Theatre Production
Raving Beauties
Paul Blinkhorn
Broken Echo Theatre Company
2009Producer/1st Assistant Director
Film (Short)
No Regrets
Nicolas Challenor
NC Films
2008Assistant Director
Theatre Production
Frozen
Paul Blinkhorn
The Library Theatre
2008Writer/Director
Film (Short)
Duty Calls
Paul Blinkhorn
Ultimatum Films
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2010MA Theatre DirectingEast 15 Acting School
    20053 yr. Acting/Musical TheatreEdge Hill University

    About me

    As a writer-director my short films 'After Auschwitz' and 'Duty Calls' have screened at a number film festivals internationally.

    'After Auschwitz'

    Official Selection: Tirana International Film Festival (Tirana, Albania) *award-nominated 'Best Documentary', Tryon International Film Festival (Tryon, North Carolina, USA), AHRC Film Award (London, UK) *award-nominated 'Inspiration Award, Taste Award (Los Angeles, USA) * award-nominated 'Best Short Film or Documentary, Awareness Film Festival (Los Angeles, USA), Universal Film Festival (Kansas City, Missouri, USA) *award-nominated 'Best Documentary', Eureka Springs Human Rights Film Festival (Eureka Springs, Arkansas, USA) *award-winning 'Silver Award', Cumbria Short Film Competition *award-nominated 'Best Original Screenplay, Immigrants of Spitalfields Festival (London, UK), Phoenix Film Festival (Melbourne, Australia), Shorts Off Film Festival (a BAFTA Cymru qualifying festival)

    'Duty Calls'

    Official Selection: Artensive International Festival (Romania), Bradford International Film Festival, Cannes International Film Festival - Short Film Corner *supported by North West Vision and Media (France), Cornwall Film Festival, Deep Fried Film Festival, End of the Pier International Film Festival, Falstaff International Film Festival, Giggleshorts International Comedy Short Film Festival (Canada), Mid-Ulster Film Festival (Ireland), North by North Western Festival, Not Part of Festival, Oxjam Film Festival, Pennine Film Festival *awarded ‘Best Short’, Purbeck Film Festival, Salford Film Festival, Saltburn Short Film Festival, Short Cuts Film Festival, Strasbourg International Film Festival (France and Germany), 24:7 Festival

    I'm a director of film, audio drama and theatre and was shortlisted for the Genesis Future Directors Award 2016 at the Young Vic, I'm the Artistic Director of Northern Outlet Theatre Company and a member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, New York.

    Training: MA in Theatre Directing from East 15 (supported through an AHRC bursary).

    Radio directing includes: 'The Mighty Carlins' (featuring actor Shane Rimmer - selected to be part of the UK Radio Drama Festival 2015 and the HEAR Now: The Audio Fiction and Arts Festival in Kansas City, USA) and 'Country Life' (Wireless Theatre Company).

    Theatre Directing includes: JB Shorts 14 - 'Sugared Armour' (a new play by BAFTA-winning writer Anita Pandolfo), JB Shorts 12 - 'A Hairline Crack' (selected to be a part of the Re:play Festival at HOME), 'Shakespeare Lives!' (Irlam Festival Fringe 2015), 'Naked Old Man' (UK premiere by Academy Award nominated writer Murray Schisgal) and 'John and Mark' (Northern Outlet Theatre Company, tour), 'Country Life' (RADA GBS Theatre/ Camden Festival Fringe before transferring to the Old Red Lion), 'Spring and Port Wine' (Northern Outlet Theatre Company, Kings Arms Salford), 'Raving Beauties' (Broken Echo Theatre Company, Kings Arms Salford), 'Tape' (regional premiere, tour, selected to be part of re:play at the Manchester Library Theatre 2009)

    As assistant director: 'Two' and 'Two 2' (World Premiere) (Octagon Theatre Bolton, Dir: David Thacker), 'Frozen' (Library Theatre Manchester, Dir: Roger Haines)

    Referees

    David Thacker - Theatre and Television Director

    Simon Usher - Theatre Director

    Roger Haines - Theatre Director

    Anton Gill - Writer and Director

    He has also worked extensively in radio and television and has several plays and scripts to his credit.

    Contact details are available upon request.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Interested in
    • Arts
    • Childrens
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Competition/Gameshow
    • Documentary
    • Drama Reconstruction
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music
    • Music Promo
    • Reality TV
    • Television
    Experienced in
    • Arts
    • Comedy
    • Drama Reconstruction
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music
    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Organization/Union Membership
    • BECTU (UK)
    • DGGB (UK)