Paul Lynch (director)

Paul Lynch ( born November 6, 1946 in Liverpool, England) is a British- Canadian director.

Life and achievements

Lynch was born in Britain and moved to Canada in 1960. He dropped out of school, drew newspaper cartoons for the Toronto Star, then worked as a newspaper photographer and finally turned to film directing. His first feature film was the drama way without target (1973). Then he turned the slasher movie Prom Night with Leslie Nielsen and Jamie Lee Curtis. In his 25 - year career in about Lynch resulted in approximately 60 projects directed and moved here between movies, television films and television series.

At the International Film Festival in Berlin in 1986, he was for Mania - nominated American Tales of Terror for the Golden Bear. He received Gemini Award nominations in 1992, 1993 and 1995 for his directing in The Price of Beauty, Top Cops and Robocop. In 1999 he won the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival for More to Love.

Filmography (selection)