Award-winning filmmaker Paul Philipp, tells and develops compelling, highly visual stories with a preference for dark, mysterious, enigmatic dramas and thrillers.
Born in the seventies in the Black Forrest / Germany, Paul spend his school years at the lake of Constance and in Adelaide / Australia. He studied media siences at the University of Hildesheim and directing at the renowned Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. He did a two year social service in Beer-Sheva / Israel, worked as a creative in different advertising agencies and shot about a hundred commercials as a director.
Since his success with his mediumlength feature film debut in 2017 he is devoloping further more fiction concepts with his production- and writingpartners
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shortoftheweek.com Review: Rob Munday (Managing Editor SOTW): "...all that effort and time was certainly worth it as The Peculiar Abilities of Mr. Mahler is a short that impresses in all departments."
Fantasia International Film Festival | Review: J.B. Spins (Film critic): "...Frankly, Peculiar Abilities is about the tensest twenty-nine minutes of cinema you can hope to see all year."
fbw-filmbewertung.com | (Jury): "Paul Philipps DIE BESONDEREN FÄHIGKEITEN DES HERRN MAHLER ist ein hochspannend doppelbödiger und immer wieder überraschender Kurzthriller mit deutlichem Bezug zu einem dunklen Kapitel der DDR."
testkammer.com | Interview with Paul Philipp on "The peculiar abilities of mr. Mahler.": "...der 100-prozentige Realismus der Zeit [stand] nicht im Vordergrund, sondern eher das Gefühl, das wir heute haben, wenn wir an diese Zeit denken."
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