Paulina Bugembe

Paulina Bugembe

Actor, director and producer in Los Angeles, California

About Paulina

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Paulina spent most of her formative years with The Movie Channel and HBO. Her love for telling complex, yet human stories was instilled in her at a young age. After spending a number of years in Japan and Hawaii, she has experienced the depth and diversity of the world and the stories it holds.

She studied directing in the MFA program at Chapman University in Orange County and the Meisner technique in acting at the Joanne Baron/DW Brown Studio in Santa Monica. As an artist and as an individual she is well-educated, well-traveled, and well-defined to craft her own unique vision of the world, through a lens and on screen.

Through acting, writing and directing she aims to directly affect positive change through the stories she tells.

Name: Paulina Bugembe

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Actor, Director, Producer and Screenwriter


  • Scandal

    Scandal (2016)
    Television (Drama and Thriller) Actress When you get into trouble there's only one person to call, Olivia Pope. Olivia is a professional 'fixer' who makes problems go away before anyone even knows they exist. For the moneyed, the powerful and even the President, Olivia is a legend in her field. Her spectacular success is mostly due to her unbreakable rule of always trust your gut. No matter how careful you are, when you do damage control for a living, you're bound to cause some damage to your own life. She and her crew eat, sleep, live and breathe crisis. Each week, as the team races against the clock to defuse intriguing new problems before they become full-blown disasters, they also have to deal with their own personal issues. They may call themselves 'gladiators in suits', but little by little, Olivia and her crew begin to reveal the chinks in their armor. Written by Anonymous

  • Time Traveling Bong

    Time Traveling Bong (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Actress Centers on two cousins who discover a time-traveling bong and ride high as they blaze through time.

  • Bloody Mary, I Stole Your Baby

    Bloody Mary, I Stole Your Baby (2014)
    Film (short) by Chapman University Writer - Director

  • Brother, Sister

    Brother, Sister (2014)
    Film (short) by Chapman University Writer - Director

  • Streamline Your Care

    Streamline Your Care (2014)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actress Congress has found a way to make women's health care affordable, efficient and convenient for everyone - except the patient.

  • Fight or Flight

    Fight or Flight (2013)
    Film (short) by Chapman University Writer - Director

  • Out of Focus

    Out of Focus (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actress An aspiring photographer seeks personal fulfillment by attaining a position at the local gossip magazine, but must choose whether to sacrifice his personal beliefs in order to do so.

  • Trading Faces

    Trading Faces (2012)
    Film (short) Writer - Director

  • Last Resort

    Last Resort (2012)
    Television (Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Actress A US sub picks up Navy SEALs and receives an order for a nuke launch. Due to the circumstances of the order, the Captain refuses to fire. After escaping an attack from another US sub, the crew and SEALs take refuge on a small island.

  • Frankie

    Frankie (2011)
    Film (short) Writer - Director

  • Last Night We...

    Last Night We... (2011)
    Film (short) Writer - Director


  • Best Foreign Film Silver Award - The Homecoming - Global Chinese Universities Student Film & TV Fest


  • Chapman University (Orange, CA)

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