Paul is a multi-award winning adventure filmmaker.
Paul is a multi-award winning adventure filmmaker, based in Edinburgh, Scotland. As well as creating productions under his Hot Aches label, Paul offers freelance camera, director and broadcast industry editing services.
His experience ranges from hanging off ropes filming live outside broadcasts of rock climbing, to following adventurers and athletes pushing their limits. He is an expert at using the latest HD/ 4K video cameras and is highly proficient with professional video editing software. His rock climbing films sell worldwide on DVD and download.
Paul has taught adventure filmmaking as a regular tutor at the Adventure Film Academy and has mentored several students, passing on the benefit of his experience to an up and coming generation of mountain filmmakers. In addition, he has given presentations about mountain film and film making at events worldwide including the Banff Mountain Film Festival and is available as a speaker for other organisations and events.
Aside from his professional interest in adventure sports as a film maker, Paul is a lifelong rock climber and general outdoor enthusiast with a love of mountain environments and a passion to portray their special qualities through the medium of film.
Hot Aches Productions was born in 2006 and has grown to produce many highly acclaimed adventure films, picking up over 40 international awards in the process. As well as producing feature length documentaries under the Hot Aches banner, Paul's company also produces corporate films for key clients including Sony, WL Gore, Red Bull and The North Face.
- Retweet Killarney Mt Fest: Winner of the Grand Prize, ‘The Ario Dream’ screening at @KillarneyCinema as part of the @kendalmountain Collection… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
- What a Grand😊 prize indeed for @HotAches film - the ARIO DREAM 😍 @KillarneyMtFest the craic has been mighty! pic.twitter.com/kfquD72uho
- What an honour @HotAches film the ARIO DREAM wins @KillarneyMtFest GRAND PRIZE 😃 twitter.com/killarneymtfes…