Paul Redman, Director, lighting cameraman, editor and activist:
Paul Redman has been a documentary filmmaker for over 12 years with the Environmental Investigation Agency and since 2006 with Handcrafted Films and Freelance. His work has involved directing, filming and editing a variety of films on a range of issues including the trade in tiger parts, whale and dolphin trade, illegal logging and the ivory trade. This work has involved extensive travel in hazardous environments as a small crew using both open and covert filming techniques. His footage has been used in News features and for programming on BBC, Sky, CNN and a number of other major broadcasters. He has also trained activists media-based campaigning techniques in Indonesia, Papua, India and Tanzania as part of extensive UK Government funded training programs. His directing work with Handcrafted Films has produced a number of award-winning films for major development funders (UK DFID, European Forestry Institute) and non-governmental organisations (Amnesty, WSPA). He has been nominated three times for the FFC ‘filmmaker of the year award’.