Paul McNeilly

Paul McNeilly

Actor, Director, Playwright, Producer and Other

London, England

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About Paul

I'm an established actor with over 70 TV and film appearances (many Bafta nominated). I'm also a playwright, director and producer. My play, 'Not Gods But Giants', was England's representative at The Traverse, Edinburgh. I have recently been commissioned to write a pilot sitcom for Free@Last TV, called 'Guinevere's Children'.
I have directed and staged further of plays to critical acclaim at The Southwark Playhouse, The Old Red Lion, The White Bear, and various site-specific venues. I directed the premier of 'Mural' at the Lilian Bayliss Theatre, Sadlers Wells. As a writer I am also a member of the BBC's Inclusion Zone.

Director and writer of short films, 'Connections', 'The White Witch', and promo for 'The Tight Shorts Club', with Vaz Blackwood.

Currently producing, casting and directing a new internet series,'Arthur Schemmings - The Relentless Rise of a Modern Master' http://m.youtube.com/watch?gl=GB&hl=en-GB&client=mv-rim&v=lG6iXf1FVEI Assistant casting (uncredited) on 'This Is Essex', 'Zebra Crossing' and 'Community'.
I founded and run an intensive workshop for actors - professional and beginners - called'The Bubble and Squeak Collective'. Devisor and teacher of 'The Complete Screen Acting/Showreel Course' - a step-by-step guide to acting for the screen.
I have also taught at The City Academy, and The International School of Screen Acting, and devised and taught at The Compass Theatre.
I am co-founder of short film festival The Tight Shorts Club http://www.tightshortsclub.com/ I trained at The Poor School and undertook further training in LA at the TVI Studios.

Credits

  • Zebra Crossing

    Zebra Crossing (2009)
    Film DCI Knowles

  • Saxon

    Saxon (2008)
    Film by Multiple award winner inc: Independent European Film of the Year 2008 Kevin

Awards

  • Zebra Crossing - Multiple award winner inc: Independent European Film of the Year 2009
    (2009)

Education

  • The Poor School

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