Paul Redman, Director, lighting cameraman, editor and activist:
Paul Redman is an award winning documentary filmmaker whose work has involved directing, filming and editing a variety of films on a range of issues including the trade in tiger parts, whale and dolphin trade, illegal logging and the ivory trade. His work has involved extensive travel in hazardous environments as a small crew using both open and covert filming techniques. His footage has been used in news features and for programming on BBC, Sky, CNN and a number of other major broadcasters. He has also trained activists media-based campaigning techniques in Indonesia, Papua, India and Tanzania as part of extensive UK Government funded training programs. His directing work with Handcrafted Films has produced a number of award-winning films for major development funders (UK DFID, European Forestry Institute, Ford Foundation, CLUA) and non-governmental organisations (Amnesty, WSPA, EIA). He has been nominated three times for the Filmmakers for Conservation, ‘Filmmaker of the year award’ and is currently Project Director of the ‘If Not Us Then Who’ awareness campaign. The project involves documentation in Latin America, Brazil, Peru, Congo and Indonesia and has included a series of exhibitions in New York, Peru, Indonesia, Germany and Paris partnering with a wide variety of Indigenous Filmmakers, Indigenous Organisations and major Non-Governmental Organisations. Work from the project has featured in a number of major news outlets including The Guardian, BBC New York Times, Le Monde and El Pais.
For further info please view my CV page
My production company, Handcrafted Films’, work can be viewed here