Guy Paterson

Guy Paterson

Guy Paterson Films Ltd
Director and Screenwriter

London, England

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November 2015
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  • A Performance

    A Performance (2013)
    Film (short) by Guy Paterson (Drama) Director, Editor, Writer A performer stands on stage, in a run-down theatre that has forgotten better times, if it ever had them. There is a tense, electric atmosphere; despite their weary cynicism, the audience cannot help but wonder if what they've heard is true. The performer begins: he picks up a scalpel from the tray of medical equipment at his side, and starts to cut along the scarred side of his ribcage. The expressions of the spectators start to change: some are scared, some are entranced, some are repulsed. From the side, the performer's doctor watches, transfixed... Written by Anonymous

  • Looking for the Lone Star

    Looking for the Lone Star (2010)
    Film by Guy Paterson (Documentary and Comedy) Director, Cinematographer, Editor Poetry in motion on a road trip through the Deep South Poetry is evolving. Thanks to the emergence of competitive poetry slams it's breaking free from its fusty academic image and aligning itself more closely with the hugely successful world of rap. Slam (or performance poetry) is a fast-growing industry, particularly in the USA, where thousands of poets perform and compete. Major slam poets now share Def Jam Records with rap artists and winning the national slam championship can get a poet on the front of Time Magazine or a regular slot on HBO. Into this heady mix - on the road trip of a lifetime - comes Bristol comedy poet Peter Hunter accompanied by fellow poet David Johnson. Both are at the forefront of the UK slam scene. Peter and David will drive 3,600 miles performing and perfecting their comedy poetry in an eclectic range of venues across Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida before competing to win the Austin International Poetry Festival - one of America's ... Written by Guy de Beaujeu

  • MTV Staying Alive: The Joy of Non-Sex

    MTV Staying Alive: The Joy of Non-Sex (2006)
    Television by Guy Paterson (Comedy) Director

  • Lemons Can Run

    Lemons Can Run (2006)
    Film (short) by Tom Whitemore (Documentary) Cinematographer Although she only died six years ago, Tom Whitemore is having a lot of difficulty remembering his mum, Sheila Lemon. Somehow he has blanked her out, and it bothers him. So he decides to set off on a voyage of mum-discovery, prodding friends and relatives to recount their memories of his often stormy relationship with her. At the same time he decides to run the London Marathon, dressed as a giant lemon. Which is the bigger challenge: to run a marathon or to let the memory of his mum back in his life? A quirky and enjoyable journey. Written by Anonymous

  • Halloween: 25 Years of Terror

    Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006)
    Video by Stefan Hutchinson (Documentary and Horror) Cinematographer, Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Camera and Electrical Department A documentary that follows the evolution of the 'Halloween' movies over the past twenty-five years. It examines why the films are so popular and revisits many of the original locations used in the films - seeing the effects on the local community. For the first time, cast, crew, critics and fans join together in the ultimate 'Halloween' retrospective. Written by Stefan Hutchinson


  • Cannes Lions (Nomination)

  • One Show Awards (Nomination)

  • 48 Hr Film Challenge National Winner

  • Royal Television Society

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