Paul FitzSimons


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2013 - 2015Writer / Producer
Film (Feature)
The Gift
Damian O'Callaghan
OC Productions
  • Education

    2015Script Editing for Television DramaScreen Training Ireland
    2010Diploma in Project Management (Project Management Institute)Dublin Business School
    2010Pitching course, Dublin,Screen Training Ireland
    2010Introduction to ScriptwritingFilmbase

    About me

    Paul FitzSimons is a film producer, writer and script consultant.

    Between August 2019 and July 2020, Paul worked as Development Executive at production company Danú Media, bringing in and developing new feature films and TV Dramas, developing their existing slate of projects, exploring and coordinating funding opportunities, connecting with co producers and creatives, and raising industry awareness of the company.

    Prior to this, Paul wrote and produced the feature film THE GIFT for production company OC Productions. In addition to writing the script, Paul was involved in all aspects of the film’s production, including financing, scheduling, casting, locations, principle photography, post production, distribution and promotion. THE GIFT was released in 2017 and is now on Amazon Prime.

    Paul also worked as a story writer on the long-running TV Drama FAIR CITY, and wrote the novel BURNING MATCHES, published in 2018.

    He is currently developing a number of his own projects, including feature film COMPLICIT for Babyjane Productions, TV Drama DARK ROAD and the follow-up novel to BURNING MATCHES.

    Paul also teaches writing courses with Screenskills Ireland and runs a script development consultancy.


    Siobhan Ni Ghadhra, Danu Media.

    Grainne Bennett, Screenskills Ireland

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Interested in
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Television
    Experienced in
    • Comedy
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Television
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Own a car?
    • Yes