CinefestOZ acknowledges the Wardandi, Piblemen, and Menang people, the spiritual and cultural custodians of this land on which we live and work. We honour and respect the significant role First Nations people play in our community and in guiding us and allowing our festival to flourish.
Paul is a strong disability advocate, entertainer and Paralympian. Paul came to prominence as The Other Superman on Australia’s Got Talent in 2013. Since this time, Paul has performed on several major productions around the world, including the Italian production of La notte dei record (Guinness World Records) in Rome 2018. In 2019 Paul was cast in the film Little Monsters by Australian director Abe Forsythe. And in 2020 Paul performed in Justene Williams’ stage production of She Conjured the Clouds with Emma Watson from The Wiggles as part of the Sydney Festival. The production sold out and received critical reviews. Paul was a Human Rights Medal finalist for his work on making the Sydney Harbour Bridge wheelchair-accessible in 2017 and was the accessibility and inclusion lead for the Sydney hosting of the Invictus Games in 2018. In his downtime Paul enjoys watching a good action flick, pushing the occasional marathon and hitting the dance floor with Emma Wiggle. It’s a pleasure to have Paul here today