Paul's feature drama - Ruby's Choice - has recently been filmed in Sydney starring Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman) as the lead role of Ruby. Two-time Silver Logie winner Jacqueline McKenzie (Romper Stomper) plays her daughter and Coco Jack Gillies (Maya the Bee) as her granddaughter. He has written multiple projects on assignment and has a knack for writing high concept comedies, with wins or being placed as a finalist in several international screenwriting awards. His wins include:
- Euroscript Award for the feature romantic comedy - Elvis Town (since optioned by Freshwater Productions)
- Faith & Family Script Showcase in Los Angeles for the Animation Feature - New to the Zoo.
He adapted a Maltese best selling non-fiction book titled Breakthrough into a feature biopic for the big screen. It has since been optioned and is titled - Do It Scared.
Amazing People Pictures has optioned his feature comedy script - Drac's Back.
If you're interested in one of his scripts or want some help with your project, you can email @ pmahoney@.au or message via facebook, stage32 or LinkedIn
Holiday from Hell Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy ⋄ Horror When some paranoid tourists mistake an actor for a serial killer, their Australian camping trip turns in a nightmare and results in some unintended consequences.
Eddy & the Forgetful Four Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy Eddy attends special school and hates change, but when he falls in love with his new teacher all that is about to change.
Finding My Family Animation ⋄ Comedy Oz, a smart-alec mimicking lyrebird, is kidnapped from his new zoo, along with some other 'reject' animals. Together they must avoid their pursuers and survive the woods to get back to the zoo and safety.
TV Series Writer
Life of the Party
The Australian Patient
Film (short) by Paul Mahoney Writer Peter's Australian slang gets him into trouble when he visits his GP.
Do It Scared
Winner of the Faith & Family Script Showcase in Los Angeles for Feature Animation - New to the Zoo
Prize Winner of the First Ten Pages Competition in Los Angeles - Grandma's Coming to Stay
Prize Winner of the First Ten Pages Competition in Los Angeles - Galazzon, Peace of the Planets
Winner of the Euroscript Screenwriting Competition for the romantic comedy - Elvis Town
Semi-Finalist Story Pros International Screenwriters Award for Comedy feature - Holiday from Hell
Semi-Finalist Wescreenplay Diverse Voices for short family script - Egbert
Finalist for the Euroscript Screenwriting Competition for the coming of age comedy - I can turn men
Voted Audience Favourite for short play - The Australian Patient