Paul Duane has been making films, drama and documentary, for twenty years. In January 2014 he was the only director with two films on Variety's annual 10 Directors to Watch list. His most recent film What Time Is Death? follows the return of the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu, otherwise known as The KLF, after their self imposed 23 year silence.
While You Live, Shine, premiered to acclaim in 2018 & won the Spirit of Indie Cork award at the Indie Cork festival. He produced the 2015 IFTA-award-winning documentary In A House That Ceased To Be, and his Grierson & IFTA nominated documentary Barbaric Genius (“enthralling”, the Guardian). His documentary on rockabilly bankrobber Jerry McGill, Very Extremely Dangerous, was called “a riveting ride to the wrong side of the tracks” by the Sunday Times.
His 2013 film Natan, screened at some of the world's most prestigious film festivals - Edinburgh, Telluride, Lumiére & Pordenone. Called "an extraordinary, largely forgotten story... a superb documentary,” it was nominated for an IFTA in 2014.
He co-created & co-produced the IFTA-winning RTE drama series Amber, & before that he was a co-creator of the international hit tv series Secret Diary of a Call Girl.