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Agent: Edward Hughes

Paul Gerstenberger is a writer for film and TV.

In features, Paul’s films range from crime-capers such as Fakers for Guerilla Films, starring Matthew Rhys; to All Stars, a kids streetdance movie starring Ashley Jensen and John Barrowman, produced by Vertigo Films; to horror projects such as Bad Meat, which was directed by Rob Schmidt.

Paul also has a number of scripts in development with companies both in the UK and the US.

For television, Paul’s credits include being the lead writer on Endemol’s Paradise Café for CBBC, prime-time drama Primeval for ITV1, and writing twenty two episodes of the award-winning Nickelodeon show House of Anubis, produced by Lime Pictures.

Television:

RUNNING BLIND – Yeti

Original comedy series
(in development)

GOOD TIMES – Yeti/Channel 4

Original youth comedy drama series
(in development)

UNDERCURRENT – Lime Pictures

Crime series based on the ‘D.I. Horton’ books written by Pauline Rowson
(in development)

HEIDELBERG’S BRAIN – Lime Pictures/Filmpool

Psychological crime thriller series co-created with Mathias Losel and Rebecca Hodgson
(in development)

THE WORST WITCH – CBBC/Netflix

Three episodes of Series 4
Three episodes of Series 3

FREE REIN Lime Pictures/Netflix

Three episodes of the youth series

THE LODGE – Zodiak Kids/Disney Channel

Two episodes for Series 2

THE EVERMOOR CHRONICLES – Lime Pictures/Disney

Episodes of the new childrens, fantasy series.

HOUSE OF ANUBIS – Lime Pictures/Nickelodeon

Twenty two episodes of series two of children’s mystery series

PRIMEVAL – Impossible Pictures/ITV

Episode of popular sci-fi adventure series

PARADISE CAFÉ – Endemol/CBBC

Lead writer on childrens’ series – six episodes

THE FIFTH – Lime Pictures

Original mystery series

Feature Films:

TROLL – THE TALE OF A TAIL – Sagatoon

Re-write of animated feature
Directors: Kevin Munroe and Kristian Kamp

THE REZORT – The Captain Starlight Company/Matador Pictures

Horror survival movie. Screened at Frightfest Festival and the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016
Director: Steve Barker

ALL STARS – Vertigo Films

Kids street dance movie
Starring Ashley Jensen, John Barrowman and Kimberley Walsh
Director: Ben Gregor

BAD MEAT – Tiger Aspect Pictures/Capitol Films/ThinkFilm

Original US set teen horror movie
Director: Rob Schmidt

FAKERS – Guerilla Films

Original London set crime caper
Starring Matthew Rhys, Kate Ashfield and Art Malik
Director: Richard Janes

Feature Films In Development:

JUNCTION 14

UK set thriller

STOP OFF – Double Nickel Entertainment

Original contained sci-fi thriller
(Bruce Webb attached to direct)

DEADLINE DAY – Noble Films

Thriller

UNTITLED CHRISTMAS MOVIE – Vertigo Films

Rewrite of Christmas musical feature
Max Giwa & Dania Pasquini attached to direct

THE WEDDING JOB – Corner Table Productions/Cinema Management Group

Original romantic comedy
Rhys Darby attached to star
Marion Pilowsky attached to direct

Spec Feature Film Scripts:

THE BESIEGED

High concept, heist/monster movie

THE WOODS RUN RED

US-set horror movie

TOOTH & CLAW

US-set bear attack action thriller

ROGUE OPS (a.k.a. THROWAWAYS)

International espionage thriller

OTHERSIDER

Sci-fi actioner

THE RETREAT

US-set horror

BREAKING THE BONEYARD

UK set prison break caper

SINNERS

Hauntings chiller

ELVIS THE HAMSTER

US set family movie
From an idea by Richard Janes

DAMASCUS FALLS

US set teen drama

URBANSTATE

UK set urban thriller

Short Films:

WHAT A COCK

 

Miscellaneous:

Paul has an MA in Film and Filmmaking from Southampton Institute.
Paul was born in Edinburgh and lives in Guildford, Surrey, with his family.