PAUL OLDING

 

 

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Things people say

about Paul Olding...

 

“...Paul is a great television director...he’s also a great writer, vintner, vigneron and above all dreamer...”

Prof Brian Cox, D:Ream Keyboardist

 

“...Paul is an excellent Producer-Director. Highly organised, imaginative, self-running, with a great visual sense and also an eye for detail and accuracy...”

Jeremy Philips, Executive Producer ITV Studios

 

“...Paul is a visually talented film maker, a relentless hard worker and a highly organised Series Producer, capable of overseeing large complex projects...”

Greg Chivers, Executive Producer WagTV

 

“...Paul can be relied on to grasp a brief and deliver a powerful, visually inventive, high quality film on time and on budget....He is equally at ease in specialist factual genres (especially science and history) and has a good quirky eye for drama...”

Chris Grunland, Executive Producer, BBC Studios

 

“...Incredibly talented, energetic and dedicated. He achieved a genuinely spectacular result..”

Richard Burke Ward, Executive Producer, Pioneer Productions

 

 

 

 

Things people say

about Paul’s Films...

 

“...utterly beautiful to look at, full of amazing information and totally compelling...”

 

“...we went on a clear, exciting, brilliantly filmed and edited journey...”

 

“...an absolute feast...”

 

“...by far the best programme about volcanoes that’s ever been made...”

 

“...winningly playful...”

 

“...at last some real science on Horizon...”

 

“...great to see a programme made so easy to understand...”

 

“...who needs drugs when you can get stones on Horizon...”

 

“...hat’s off for taking a very difficult subject and explaining it very well...”

 

“...enjoyable, interesting and informative...”

 

“...Engrossing and mind expanding. Simply brilliant...”

 

“...accessible, wry and unapologetically erudite...”

 

“...filled with incredible facts and was a barrel load of fun...”

 

“...A beautifully executed piece of science filmmaking...”

 

 

 

 

 

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How we got to Now

 

 

 

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Winner: Outstanding Motion Design 2015

 

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Nominated: Outstanding Science and Technology Programming 2015

 

 

 

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The Mystery of Rome’s X Tombs

 

 

 

 

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Association of British Science Writers

Nominated: Best Scripted

TV programme 2014

 

 

 

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Wonders

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EuroPAWS

Winner: Best TV Documentary 2013

 

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Nominated: Best Graphic Design 2013

 

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Winner: Best Popular Science and Technology Programme 2013

 

 

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Winner: Award for Scientific Merit 2016

 

 

 

 

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Wonders of the

Solar System

 

 

 

 

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BAFTA nomination (2011) for Best Director: Factual for my part in Wonders of the Solar System: Empire of the Sun

 

 

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BANFF

Winner: Best Popular & Science Technology Award 2011

 

 

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Peabody Awards

Winner: 2011

 

“…For Highlighting the awesome beauty of our solar neighbourhood and illuminating the science that underpins it…”

 

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Winner: Best Documentary:

Science & Natural History 2010

 

“…The winning series was filled with incredible facts and was a barrel load of fun. One of the breakout hits of the year that was brought alive by a stunning presenter whose enthusiasm, charm and wit catapulted him to the stauts of national treasure…”

 

 

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Broadcasting Press Guild

Winner: Best Documentary Series 2010

 

 

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Scinema

Winner: Award for Scientific Merit 2011

Wonders of The Solar System: Dead or Alive

 

“…A beautifully executed piece of science filmmaking, linking the planets in our solar system with places in our own neighbourhoods in a way that will change the way you think about our own planet. Wonderful science, beautifully explained…”

 

 

Elements

 

Winner: Young Jury Prize for Best TV Documentary

European Science TV and New Media Awards 2010

 

 

 

 

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Do You Know

What Time It Is?

 

 

 

 

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Scinema

Winner: Award for Scientific Merit 2010

 

 “…This BBC Horizon production maintains the high standard set by their earlier documentaries, and with stylish visuals and Professor Brian Cox’s always engaging delivery, takes a simple, familiar question through an impossibly complex yet fascinating series of answers…”

 

 

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5th Athens International Science Film Festival

Winner: Audience Prize 2010

 

 

 

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Losing

the Plot

 

 

 

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Honourable Mention:

Best Dramatic HD Short Film

 

 

 

 

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TAXI

 

 

 

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Rob Knox Film Festival

Winner: Best Picture 2009

 

 

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Saltburn Shorts

Winner: Best Film

 

 

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HFFest

Honourable Mention:

Best Foreign HD Short Film

 

“…Taxi wow'ed people and flew through the committees and judging process with flying colors…” 

 

“People really loved the film. Numerous people mentioned it was one of  their favourites…”

 

 

 

 

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Earth: Power of the Planet

 

 

 

 

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Winner: Best Cinematography 2008

 

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BAFTA

Nominated: Specialist Factual 2008

 

 

Goethe Institut

Science Film Festival

Bangkok

 

 

Goethe Institute

Winner: Visual Effects Award 2008

 

 

 

 

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Titan: A Place

Like Home?

 

 

 

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3rd Athens International Science Film festival

Winner: Innovation and Technology Award 2008

 

“…For a fascinating account of a major technological venture…”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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