Paul Hartel

Paul Hartel

Editor and Assistant Editor

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
July 2016
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About Paul

After a successful career as an actor, transitioned to film and television editing (daytime Emmy nominated, 2005) and have edited television and film.


  • Bird

    Bird (2015)
    Film (Action, Crime and Thriller) Editor Fed up with the meaninglessness of her life, Samantha Flores, an unassuming and shy young woman, living in the city of Los Angeles is convinced by a friend, Juliette, a vivacious call-girl, to go out one night posing as her. What was supposed to be a night of fun and excitement for Samantha, turns into a night of sheer terror after she witnesses a brutal murder. Now stranded and wandering aimlessly along a dark road, Samantha crosses paths with Greg Vargas, a reluctant criminal talked into participating in a jewel heist that is occurring nearby. After Greg initially picks her up to get her away from the crime scene, they are suddenly attacked by unknown assailants. After barely escaping with their lives, Greg and Samantha now must not only work together to solve the mystery of who is after them, but also learn to trust each other. The only clues that can help them uncover the secrets of that night are locked away in Samantha's traumatized, fragmented memories, and they are running out...

  • Coop

    Coop (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Actor Add a Plot »

  • The Regret

    The Regret (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Better Than Normal

    Better Than Normal (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Editor Grace, a good conservative Christian girl, feels like an outcast and abnormal, and therefore decides to lose her virginity by the peer pressure of her best friends.

  • Best Regards, Bennie

    Best Regards, Bennie (2014)
    Film (Short and Sport) Editorial department Add a Plot »

  • The Bay

    The Bay (2013)
    Television (Drama) Editor Following the life of socialite Sara Garrett and the people around her, THE BAY is a new independent soap opera in the vein of Aaron Spelling's 1980s classic prime-time hit, DYNASTY. Filled with sex, lies, scandal and everything required to make a hot dramatic series, THE BAY stars several soap icons. Written by An-Li Peters

  • Celebrity Poker Live

    Celebrity Poker Live (2012)
    Television (Game-Show) Editor Celebrities compete in a game of Texas Hold 'Em for a chance to win $10,000 toward their charities of choice.

  • When Fish Attack 3

    When Fish Attack 3 (2011)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Editorial department Add a Plot »

  • Tiger Man of Africa

    Tiger Man of Africa (2011)
    Television (Documentary) Editorial department Add a Plot »

  • When Fish Attack 2

    When Fish Attack 2 (2011)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Editorial department Add a Plot »

  • PIT: Paranormal Investigative Team

    PIT: Paranormal Investigative Team (2010)
    Television (Comedy) Editor The Paranormal Investigative Team, headed by co-founders, Art Mack and Deuce Moran, apply their meager resources and resourcefulness to the investigation of paranormal activity.

  • Solly's Wisdom

    Solly's Wisdom (2009)
    Television (Comedy) Editor Add a Plot »

  • Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s

    Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s (2009)
    Video (Documentary and Musical) Editorial department Add a Plot »

  • Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's

    Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's (2009)
    Video (Documentary and Musical) Editorial department Add a Plot »

  • Banking on Love

    Banking on Love (2008)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Actor When a bank is robbed, the Assistant Bank Manager steals the balance of the bank's cash. When a Working Girl at the Hot Box Ranch takes the stolen cash from the Bank Robber, the Banker and the Prostitute end up on the run together and find themselves Banking on Love. Written by David Higlen

  • Blood Promise

    Blood Promise (2008)
    Film (Short and Drama) Editor RJ is a man who blames himself for his pregnant wife's death. He deals with fits of drunken depression and suicidal rage on a daily basses. His life no longer makes any sense to him and he is consumed with hate and resentment toward God, people and most of all himself. When a young African American couple, Darrel and Yvette move in next door he takes his anger out on them. Darrel gets combative and over protective of his wife, but Yvette is moved with compassion for the grieving man. As she sets out to try to help him regain control of his life it causes serious problems in her own marriage. She finds herself going against the man who loves her to try and help a man who hates her. The tension grows until something must give. Written by Dwayne Tarver

  • The Accident

    The Accident (2007)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Alice is a troubled girl who wakes in the middle of the night behind the wheel of a '67 Mustang that she has crashed into a light pole. She finally arrives at her destination-- a seedy desert motel where a clandestine meeting was to take place three hours earlier. There she's pestered by a concerned and talkative salesman. Alice's intuition tells her the salesman isn't as harmless as he seems. Written by balicollie

  • An Excellent Choice

    An Excellent Choice (2007)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Producer Add a Plot »

  • Gone

    Gone (2006)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Mike, a seven-year-old boy, has recently lost his mother in a car accident. Today is the day of the funeral and Mike's one goal is to find out what happened to his mother and where she is now. His father is too shell-shocked to respond to his questions and his grandmother is of the "old world" mindset that children should be seen and not heard. Just when it seems as if Mike will not receive the answers to his questions, his Aunt Libby arrives home and takes him on a journey to discover the truth. After seeing the sites involved in the accident they finally reach the desolate cemetery and Libby simply sits with Mike as he tries to process where his mom is now. Written by Tamara Kihs

  • Static

    Static (2003)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Editor A comedy spoof about Christmas Eve, Cellular Static and Two of the Most Popular Cell Phone Pitchmen...with Guns!

  • Passions

    Passions (1999)
    Television (Drama) Editor In the world of power and money, the wealthy and powerful Crane family rule the town of Harmony from their mansion on Raven Hill. But behind the money are many lies and secrets. Most of what the Cranes do affects the other core families: the working class Bennets, the Russells, and the Lopez-Fitzgeralds. The wealthy Hotchkiss family cause's a lot of problems in Harmony. They are heavily involved with the much wealthier Crane family. And everyone must watch out for Tabitha Lenox, who is thought to be the crazy neighbor of the Bennets, but is actually a 300 year old with who plays god with everyones life.

  • Family Attraction

    Family Attraction (1998)
    Film (Short) Actor The last "nuclear family" in America is an endangered species, held in captivity at The National Zoo. Stars Chris Penn and Martin Sheen.

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse (1997)
    Film Actor Add a Plot »

  • Caroline in the City

    Caroline in the City (1997)
    Television (Comedy and Romance) Actor Caroline Duffy is a successful cartoonist living in Manhattan whose comic strip "Caroline in the City" has become a huge hit. The strip is based on her own life, and the people in it - her occasional boyfriend Del and her best friend Annie. Aside from her career, however, Caroline's life is a mess, as is proven when she throws fruit out the window onto the street in a pathetic attempt to meet men. Written by Michael Silva <>

  • Forbidden Fruit

    Forbidden Fruit (1989)
    Video (Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • American Playhouse

    American Playhouse (1989)
    Television (Comedy, Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi) Actor Add a Plot »

  • As the World Turns

    As the World Turns (1987)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actor Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.


  • Emmy Nomination, daytime, editing, PASSIONS

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