Paul Andersen is a film and television director specialising in comedy and genre. He directed Departure Lounge, which won an Australian Academy Award (AACTA) for most popular short comedy. He also directed The Visitor, a silent thriller which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival and won multiple awards across the USA. Paul’s short comedy Happy Accident was the hit of the LA Comedy Film Festival.
Paul has also directed television and worked internationally. He directed a comedy Imaginary Friend in New York City, post-producing in Los Angeles and at Skywalker Ranch. In television, he directed the first season of a teen adventure series that aired on ABC.
Paul’s approach is proactive and collaborative, working with writers and production partners across the globe. His passion is for imaginative, big-screen stories fuelled by laughter, spectacle and heartfelt emotion.