inspirtainment ink™ co-founder. Executive Producer, Creative / Art / Animation & SFX Director, Designer, Writer, Authorstrator, Photographer, Musician, Mental Gymnist, Perspective Shifter and long-standing member of the Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (R.G.D.)
An Ontario College of Art grad in 1975 and founding partner of inspirtainment inc, Paul has over 35 years experience as a visual communicator. Specializing in computer animation/graphics, SF/X, TV production and design for broadcast, movies and corporations his timeless designs and creative ingenuity can be found on TV networks, cable stations, movie screens, in organizations and on store shelves worldwide.
Paul has won Gold Medals for Art Direction at the New York Festivals, the Retail Marketing Award and many others. His credits include Director of Visual F/X for CBC's CGI series the Hippo Tub Co.; CGI opening for Nelvana's Birdz series; F/X for Total Recall 2070 the series; The Famous Jett Jackson, an Alliance Atlantis/Disney series directing Eartha Kitt; the MOW A Touch of Hope for HBO, show openings for National Geographic, Discovery, Life & History Channels.
Theatre releases include F/X for Norman Jewison's Bogus with Whoopi Goldberg and Gerard Depardieu and Issac Asimov's The Human Touch for Universal Studios.
Paul's acclaimed F/X for countless commercials include Denis Rodman "Traveling Tattoo", award-winning Mott's Clamato's "Talking Can", Heinz's "Space Transporter" and the "Sasquatch/Loch Ness Monster/UFO" campaign for Sony Canada, voted best in the world. Paul's award-winning corporate identities, package designs, and marketing programs include: The Labatt Brewing Co., IBM, MacLean Hunter Group, Johnson & Johnson, Revlon, Abitibi Price, American Express, HMV Music and more.
An accomplished Fine Artist specializing in Glass Etching and Photography, a Musician and Energy Artist with a love for the land, Paul is also an onsite Labyrinth Layout Artist.
Paul is always on the lookout for opportunities to challenge his creative abilities. He is an enthusiastic artist who enjoys playing on the cyber front as much as walking his dogs on the waterfront.