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Paul Laight

Writer, Producer, Film Lover, Director, Screenwriter

Great Britain , London
paulraylaight@gmail.com

Current Work Details

What I do

Writer/Producer

Company

Fix Films

Website

http://www.fixfilms.co.uk/

Blog Feed

paulraylaight.wordpress.com/

Where I work

I am an individual working from home

Technical Skills

Screenwriting

Resources / Expertise

Writing, producing, organising short film productions. Writing feature/TV films pitches, treatments, screenplays. Stand-up comedy writing/performing

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

1994-1997

Staffordshire University,
BA (HON.) Film, TV and Radio Studies, First Class

2001-2002

Royal Holloway University of London,
MA Screenwriting

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Memento; Room; Manchester By The Sea; Raw; Chopper; Dog Soldiers; The Good, The Bad & The Ugly; Reservoir Dogs; Bad Santa, The Big Lebowski; Inglourious Basterds; The Dark Knight; True Romance; Evil Dead II; Braindead; Dead Man's Shoes; The Notebook; Fight Club; Goodfellas; Trainspotting; The King of Comedy; Together; Drive; Fargo; Apocalypse Now; The Terminator; Avengers Assemble. Le Samourai; any episode of South Park; The Incredibles; Star Wars; The Conversation; Tremors; have you got all day?

I cried watching

Up; Catch Me If You Can; About Schmidt; Revolutionary Road; Room; Manchester By The Sea

I left the cinema during

I never leave the cinema as film is like a religion for me.

Directors I love

Jacques Audiard, Tom Ford, John Carpenter, Sergio Leone, Coens, Orson Welles, Clint Eastwood, Tarantino, Ingmar Bergman, DePalma, Coppola, Mendes, David O. Russell, Christopher Nolan, Scorcese, Dominik and many many more.

Actors I admire

DiCaprio, Crowe, DeNiro, Gosling, McAdams, Hoffman, Pacino, Nicholson, Cruise, Michael Shannon, Tom Hardy, Martin Sheen, Rod Steiger, Katherine Hepburn, Martin Freeman and so on.

Writers I respect

Woody Allen, Morrissey, Charles Bukowski, Coen Brothers, Quentin Tarantino, Charlie Brooker, Charlie Kaufman, Chris Morris, Paul Schrader, etc.

My desert island discs

Anything by Primal Scream; The Stone Roses; Rage Against The Machine; The WonderStuff; The Smiths; The Prodigy; The Editors; The Doors; Depeche Mode; The Cure; Hard Fi; Mozart; Tchaikovsky, Burwell, Korzeniowski etc.

Books I have given my friends

Confederacy of Dunces; The Outsider; The Heart of Darkness; Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas; Game of Thrones;

My death row meal

Chinese Takeaway

The best thing I own

Myself

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Joined

30/08/11

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My Work & Credits

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    Flatmates (2018) - short horror film

    My roles: Writer, Director

    Production company
    Fix Films
    Category
    Short
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    Flatmates (2018) - short film trailer

    My role: Director

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Fix Films Ltd
    Category
    Short
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    Chance Encounter (2016) Star Trek short

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Fix Films
    Category
    Short
    • Script Name: Chance Encounter Draft: 7th Draft More... DOWNLOAD
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    The Rock and Droll Experience (2014)

    My roles: Performer, Director

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Fix Films
    Category
    unspecified
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    Hell Is. . . (2013)

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Fix Films
    Category
    Short
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    The Briefcase (2013)

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    FIX FILMS
    Category
    Short
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    The Chess Game (2012)

    My roles: Writer, Producer

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Fix Films
    Category
    Short
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    Elephant Trunk (2009)

    My role: Writer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Fix Films
    Category
    Short
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    Jack and Danny (2009)

    My role: Writer

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Fix Films
    Category
    Short
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    The Two Minute Silence (2007)

    My role: Writer

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Fix Films Ltd
    Category
    Short
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    A Far Cry (2006)

    My role: Writer

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Fix Films
    Category
    Short
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    Getting Back Mr Hunt (2005)

    My role: Writer

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Fix Films
    Category
    Short
  • Jack and Danny

    My role: Writer

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Fix Films Ltd
    Category
    Short
  • Getting Back Mr Hunt

    My role: Writer

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Hunt Productions
    Category
    Short