Paul Alvarado-Dykstra

Paul Alvarado-Dykstra

Producer, Screenwriter and Marketing/pr

Austin, Texas

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October 2022
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About Paul

Producer/executive/writer Paul Alvarado-Dykstra co-created Fantastic Fest, the largest genre film festival in the US, and is a former assistant to Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, with whom he worked in creative development on several projects, including Hellboy. Currently he is developing several film and television projects, including an animated horror series with Beauty and the Beast director Gary Trousdale, producer Samantha Inoue Harte and Emmy-winning anime studio Gonzo.

Paul recently served as VP of Content and Marketing for New Sky Pictures, overseeing development and production for New Sky Kids, a leading channel of original digital series for kids, starring kids, with 2.4 million subscribers and 1.7 billion views on YouTube. While there he oversaw the launch of their premium subscription streaming service at and the New Sky Kids mobile app. As executive producer, he developed new unscripted series such as Kid Ninja and Kids Kitchen: Real Recipes, serving as co-showrunner on those and other shows, including their flagship scripted superhero series High Top Princess.

Previously, Paul served as creative director and producer for digital marketing agency AHD, where among other projects he produced the “Will Kitty Play With It?” web series for Purina Friskies and “the best cross-marketing campaign of all time” (according to EliteDaily) — putting Grumpy Cat on the Game of Thrones Iron Throne at SXSW. Additionally, he’s worked with Oscar-nominated documentarian Frances Reid, Emmy-nominated producer Scott Carter, and on a variety of projects for Sony, New Line, Comedy Central, HBO, MTV, XM Satellite Radio, and many more.



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