Wellingtonian Paul Yates is an award-winning writer, actor, director and producer across a range of genres and has worked in the TV industry for over 20 years. Paul’s focus is comedy but he has written for drama, children’s and reality formats during the course of his career. His most recent notable work was as writer and script producer for critically acclaimed comedy series SUNNY SKIES for TV3 and GIRL VS BOY for TV2 and in the past he’s written for and acted in shows such as THE KILLIAN CURSE, DUGGAN, FACELIFT, AMAZING EXTRAORDINARY FRIENDS, and FREAKY as well as a number of sketch comedy shows in the 90s. He was also creative producer on WHAT NOW? for five years during the noughties. He’s currently writing and directing comedy strands for TV2’s THE ADAM & EVE SHOW and WHAT NOW? as well as a writing a kids’ cartoon series called DARWIN & NEWTS, and a feature film he has in development with Wellington’s The Gibson Group.
December 15, 2015
Participants with a diverse range of experience came together on the 28/29th November in South Auckland to hear from experienced filmmakers about making their first short film... Read more
April 19, 2017
Script to Screen is proud to award eight filmmakers places on the 2017 FilmUp Mentorship Programme.... Read more
There’s no doubt about it. Escalator funded horror-comedy Housebound is a remarkable accomplishment. At its SXSW festival debut earlier this year, the... Read more
December 17, 2015
You can now relive (or experience for the first time) some of this year's Big Screen Symposium with this selection of summer viewing.... Read more