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and live action drama. His specialty is composing accessible music that portrays
complex emotional narratives. Each score is entirely unique; his influences are the
storyline at hand and his toolbox for creating include instrumentalists and artists
Paul began composing for modern dance and media and television in the mid 80's. In 2005 his work on
'Skyland' earned him the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television's Gemini
award; he would go on to earn 5 additional nominations as well as a Genie award
for his work on Norman Jewison's 'The Statement'. His most recent nomination was
In 2014, Paul composed the score for The Nut Job which set a new box office record for both highest grossing
Canadian theatrical release and alltime independent animation release.
He has music edited for Brian Tyler, Angelo Badalamenti, Norman Corbeil, Mark Mothersbaugh, Charlie Clouser and Mychael Danna.