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Paul Holmes

Senior Lecturer
Academic Lead International
Edinburgh Napier University

Between 1990 and 2006 Paul directed dozens of hours of television for the UK’s five terrestrial channels, specialising in drama series, short films and documentaries. Paul also worked as a producer and screenwriter on film projects, in TV comedy, drama and entertainment. Since 2006, Paul has worked at Screen Academy Scotland, initially heading up the directing tuition there and subsequently as programme leader on the MA Film. Paul has many years’ experience teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students and as has devised, and worked throughout the world on, international workshops in screenwriting, directing and producing.
Paul has served on juries for the Royal Television Society, BAFTA and at international film festivals. He continues to practice as a film maker in the arena of contemporary art. His video work has been exhibited in galleries in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Glasgow.


Film Academy Courses
MFA Advanced Film Practice 
MA Screenwriting
MA Film

Professional Practice

Short Courses
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Media Practice Courses
BA Film