Paul was born in England and migrated to Australia with his parents in 1970.
The family settling in what was than a small country town of
Werribee on the outskirts of Melbourne and His father taking up
post with the “RAAF” central band as a musician.

After a brief time attending Werribee high school Paul found work as a general hand and fruit picker on local farms than
gaining full time employment at the Werribee post office as a postman. At this time he also became involved with amateur
theatre and making 8mm short films.
This was the beginning of his passion for the film medium.

With his interest in film Paul began the search to find study as a special effects make up artist in motion pictures. Paul began
his training in makeup at the
Australian Broadcasting Commission at Ripponlea Melbourne.
Commencing work on the a.b.c Pop Show “Countdown
and being responsible for makeup design on music celebrities;
Dolly Parton, the B52s, Adam and the Ants, Annie Lennox, Elton John, Billy Idol, Kim Wilde,David Bowie and more.as well as
Variety performances etc.

Upon completing 3 years at the a.b.c. Paul went onto further his careerto become a freelance make up designer in the film
industry.

Films and mini series were to follow, both in Australia and abroad,
Australian films such as;
The Man from Snowy River 2 “(Sigrid Thornton) “Kangaroo” (Judy Davis)“Dead Heart” (Bryan Brown) “Spotswood” (Anthony
Hopkins) “Praise” (Sasha Horler)“Doing time for Patsy Cline” (Miranda Otto, Richard Roxborough)
And also on international projects in locations around the world;
From jungles in
Borneo with John Milius directing “Farewell to the King (Nick Nolte),
Easter Island for Kevin Costner’s “Rapa Nui”,
Toronto, Africa, Thailand with Angelina Jolie on “Beyond Borders”
,in
Budapest and Porto Rico with Chris Odonnell and Micheal Keaton on Ridley Scott’s” The Company”
John Woo’s
” Mission Impossible” (Tom Cruise)

Thru reputation Paul was commissioned
For Mel Gibson’s epic adventure “BRAVE HEART”
Initial design concepts took place at
Shepparton studios in London in collaboration with Mr. Gibson.
Filming followed in breathtaking
locations throughout Scotland, Ireland and England.
The film receiving critical acclaim and 6 Academy Awards.
The Oscar presented to Paul for best makeup and hair in feature film.

Of recent years Paul’s talent has been further rewarded by his piers with
a Bafta nomination ,two separate nominations for the Emmy and Australian makeup Awards.

After completing
filming in Europe of the 16th century adventure” Solomon Kane” (with Pete Postlethwaite and James
Purefoy) Paul returned to
Australian cinema with the film Waiting City shot in Kolkata , India and than to Melbourne  to be close
to his family and children..
When not on location Paul resides at his home on the Greek island of
Kalymnos.

•        The motivation that has propelled him from his early days to personal make up man to many celebrities, including Angelina Jolie, is truly inspirational.

•        Paul’s experiences can often peel away the glamour to show a more human side of the film industry.

                              “How some truly  memorable moments on film are by accident?!!”

•        Insight into the collaboration between himself, the director / producers / designers / actors and other departments is educational
                            and fascinating to those  who have not before heard the complex journey of film making.

•        Paul has an array of fascinating stories from around the world.

•        Shooting films from some of the most isolated locations to the exotic.

•        Living amongst different cultures and languages for long periods of time.

•        His first hand knowledge of behind the scenes film making, technically and politically.



IN SUMMARY:

•        Film making a “high risk money making industry”.        
•        How to survive dynamic and competitive environment.
•        Multilevel Communicating skills.
•        The joys and tribulations of a creative work environment.
•        Many memorable candid stories of film making and enlightening moments that       
                                      have been shared with celebrities.
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Paul
has been  recognised
internationally and locally
as a technician with vast skill and talent
in many areas of expertise
within the Hair & Makeup Department

As  testament to the quality of Paul’s work
and his depth of talent
in the areas of
Hairdressing, Wig Making,
Makeup Design and Application of  
Prosthetic work
more often than not his reputation precedes
him.

Despite his success and international
recognition,
Paul has never lost his passion for the work
he does
and remains well grounded,
keen to keep busy
and work in all genre of production and
makeup ........

Paul's freelance rate remains
in line with many other
Hair & Makeup technicians in the industry
despite his accolades..
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