Paul Moody

Paul is currently Visiting Artist at the School of Art Design and Media at Nanyang Technological University, after two years there as Visiting Associate Professor.  At ADM he teaches documentary, fiction and S3D production, and supervises graduate year projects.  He first made films at the University of London, Goldsmiths’ College (1982-85).  He has Diplomas from the film and video production course at the North East Media Training Centre (1987-89) and the European Audio-Visual Entrepreneurs programme (1997).  

He directed documentaries for British, French, German, and Dutch television, produced two dramas for ITV, a wide range of short fiction and arts films and was field producer on three Discovery Channel archaeological documentaries. He was Production Manager and interviewer on the Irish Travellers documentary “Rules Of The Road” (Cinema du reel, ARTE and German TV).   Paul’s current films are “The Challenge” (3D, feature-length creative documentary) and “Radical Radford”.  He has also worked in production on features such as “Schindler’s List” (Universal) and “Gabriel & Me”. 

From 2005-2012 Paul was Head of Partnerships & Diversity at the UK’s prestigious National Film & Television School, for which he raised significant funds, created new courses and to which he introduced S3D.  He also represented the school internationally. While there, he worked on a range of projects – e.g. as Production Manager of “Turner on the Tyne” a digital artwork by artist film-maker Grahame Weinbren, for the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC;

In 2011 he directed and produced “Europe Loves Cinema” - 12 interviews with directors and producers such as: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach, Michael Radford, Wim Wenders, Michael Winterbottom, Jeremy Thomas, Rebecca O’Brien and Stephen Woolley.

From 1996 to 1999 Paul ran the Northern Production Fund and later on, IMP, his own production company.  At NFTS he supported arts projects, documentaries, shorts [short movies] and debut features including Neil Marshall’s highly successful werewolf film “Dog Soldiers”, which took £1m on its opening weekend.  He also spotted the art-house talent of Duane Hopkins and helped develop his debut feature “Better Things” (Film Four).  

Pauls' co-produced short "Field" was selected for Cannes Critics’ Week and won 10 international awards out of 40 festival selections.