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'Telling Stories' with Writer-Director Paul Fraser (31 July 17)

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Toffee Factory

Lower Steenbergs Yard

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Newcastle upon Tyne

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Monday 31st July, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue: Toffee Factory, NE1 2DF

Writer-Director Paul Fraser will talk through his career working across shorts, feature film and music video discussing the challenges he faced and how he navigated the film industry. He will also present a case study and analysis of the creative and practical approaches he took in the making of his award winning short 'Scummy Man' starring Stephen Graham and developed in collaboration with Warp Films and The Arctic Monkeys.

About Paul Fraser

Paul is a screenwriter and director represented by Casarotto. In collaboration with director Shane Meadows, he embarked on an extraordinary slate of feature films: Small Time, 24/7, A Room for Romeo Brass and Once Upon a Time in the Midlands, Somers Town and Dead Mans Shoes. The two continue to development a number of projects together.

Paul has directed a number of short films included the award winning Scummy Man. He has also directed music videos for Arctic Monkeys, Gary Lightbody, The Strypes and Plan B. His first directed feature was an Irish funded road trip: My Brothers.

Paul is also a script-edited and has worked on many scripts including Adult Life Skills (Dir: Rachel Tunnard). He is an Industry advisor on national and international development schemes and delivers script training in the UK and around the world.

Delivered as part of the Northern Film & Media's Artist Filmmakers Network North East programme.


Artist Filmmaker Network North East is supported by


Artist Filmmaker Network North East is delivered by

Northern Film & Media has been funded by the European Regional Development Fund Creative Industries Business Support and Development Programme 2014-20. The ERDF programme is bringing over £300m into the North East to support innovation, enterprise and business support across the region. This is partly funded by the European Commission.

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