Name:                    Paul Warren King

Residence:           Amsterdam – Holland

Mobile Tel:             00 31 (0) 62 865 4197

Date of Birth:         24th of May 1960’s

Press ID:                NL 5205


Direct Contact:

BTW:                      NL 167760555B01

KVK:                       34347087


1973 – 1981     Ben-Shemen Youth Village & Kibbutz Cabri

1990 – 1992     Film & Television Academy of Amsterdam (Film Production)

1993                 Media Academy & Nijenrode University (Executive Film producer course)

2015                 Greenhouse’ International Film development seminar

LANGUAGES: Spoken & Written:

English (Mother Tongue) – Dutch.


Documentary Filmography:

Currently in Development:

 2021 tm 2025               ‘For the Love of Bee’s’                         Writer/Director                                    120”

In todays challenging times many beekeepers must choose between raising natural or manmade bees. The consequences of their individual choices can impact entire ecosystems, and spell extinction for natural bees. This is the story of three optimistic Dutch beekeepers who adopt different ways to protect their bees. Facing climate change, a deadly bee virus and ever-growing demands for honey, do they interfere with nature or do they let her be?

Doxy Films Amsterdam.

2013 tm 2020               ‘Skies above Hebron’                           Writer/Director/Producer                 55”

Filmed during 7 years in conflicted Palestinian Israeli territories, this film documents 4 children ‘Coming of Age in a Cage’ in Hebron’s old city. Follows on previous film made in Hebron ‘Soldier on the Roof’ (see below).

EO Docs (Dutch TV Broadcaster) & Doxy Films Amsterdam – Nominated at IDFA 2020 – Munich dokfest – Bologna film fest – Aljazeera. Won First prize at China Doc.

2017               ‘Wild’                                                         Script Writer:                                                   120”

Filmed in Dutch national park the Veluwe, this wildlife film examines tangled relationships between the needs of wild animals living in the heart of one of the Worlds most populated countries, and Humans on Park periphery.

TROS-AVRO (Dutch TV Broadcaster) & The Netherlands Film Fund.

2013                                ‘What if?’                                   Director                                                     10”

Promo film to focus attention on a recent surge of Alzheimer. This project was developed to lobby the Dutch parliament to fund new ways to support Alzheimer sufferers.

Peter van Kessel Productions – Paul King Film

2010 tm 2012                             ‘Soldier on the Roof’                            Creative Producer                    80”

Working with Director Esther Hertog I researched, wrote and developed theme & production of this documentary made in Israel & Palestine. The film showcases Israeli settler’s dreams of making Hebron, where 500 settlers live amongst 120.000 Palestinians, into an ‘all Jewish’ town.

VPRO Tegenlicht. Winner of 2012 IDFA Dutch Doc & First appearance awards.

2012                                ‘Here is Hope’                                          Film Director & Producer                 60”

Here is Hope depicts the personal stories of a Rwandan boy, an Arab girl, an Guinean Refugee, and a Russian immigrant, children in need now living in Israeli youth Villages. Related via developments taking place in the their lives, this film is set in a little known Israeli schooling system now being developed in Africa as a practical educational safety net for children orphaned by war, poverty, or HIV.

2011                                ‘Desert Alert’                                           Film Director                                         60”

Featuring explorer to extreme environments & presenter Bernice Notenboom, we filmed on expedition in Mali from Bamako to Timbouctou, Desert alert relates perspectives of Africans on changes to their climate. What do locals think is causing changes in their environment? Can they cope with climate change better than we?

Omroep Max – National Geographic

2008                                ‘The Search for Water’                        Film Director                                             10”

Commissioned by the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency, this film was displayed at the UN pavilion at the Zaragoza World Trade Expo. In September 2008 the film was presented in New York at the UN assembly of world Leaders conference on Global fresh Water issues.

UN IAEA – Paul King Film

2002 tm 2005               ‘A Dollar A Day’                                    Film Director & Researcher                      6 X 60”

TV series produced in nine countries for U.S and international TV. Based on World Bank PRSP research & United Nations Millennium Development Goals program, the project offers realistic insight into international efforts to alleviate poverty.

RVU – EMF Films – PBS U.S.A – Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2004    ‘United Nations Task Force’                Film Director/Line Producer                                               2 x 10” Commissioned by UN task force program to eradicate hunger, I produced 2 short films in Ghana & Kenya using local film crews. Screened at the 2004 African Union congress in Addis Ababa, the films were used to inspire African leaders to advocate and promote the Millennium Development goals.

EMF Films – Global Visions U.S.A – United Nations Development Program

2001                  ‘Breaking the Silence’                          Co-Director & Line Producer                        90”

With EMMY award filmmaker Michael King I travelled From East L.A to Georgia & from the Sioux Nation of South Dakota to New York City streets. This film documents & questions the causes & effects of Teenage Sexuality education in contemporary American society.

NBC U.S.A – Michael King Productions

2001                  ‘First Kill’                                                Line Producer                                                       80”

Directed by Dutch filmmaker Coco Schrijber. Filmed in the U.S.A & Vietnam, this ground-breaking documentary received high acclaim in Documentary festivals, including winning the ‘Boris Ivan’ award at IDFA. In order to produce this difficult film I managed a small film crew as we filmed ‘Guerrilla style’ throughout Southern Vietnam.   IKON NL – Lemming Film

2000                  ‘Water – The Drop of Life’                 Researcher/Director/Producer                     6 x 60”

U.S.A PBS award winning TV series. As part of a team I filmed 40 scripts in 30 different countries from Yemen to Shanghai, Sydney to Mexico, Japan to Namibia. Broadcast worldwide the series opened the 1st International Conference on Fresh Water in The Hague. Featuring the Dalai Lama, Jimmy Carter, Shimon Peres, Issabelle Allende, Queen Noor of Jordan & Prince Willem Alexander of the Netherlands.

NCRV – Swynk NL – PBS U.S.A – Discovery Channel

2010                  ‘EAZA Year of Biodiversity’                           Film Director & Producer                      10”

This film depicts the new role of Zoo’s in Nature conservation & enlisting support for modern Zoo’s efforts to invest funds in poverty alleviation through wildlife conservation.

Paul King Film – EAZA International

2009                  ‘Caught’:                                                   Film Director & Producer                             20”

‘Caught’ examines threats facing the North Sea. Filmed from the perspective of fishermen – Greenpeace, University toxicologists & wildlife specialists, ‘Caught’ premièred at Erasmus University & TU Delft World Ocean day, and screened at the Environmental film festival.

Paul King Film – EMSFILMS

1997                  ‘The Hyaena Clan’                                 Field Producer                                                     85”

This Wildlife documentary was directed by awarded filmmaker Phillipe Moulin, and filmed in the Serengeti with the world’s foremost expert on Hyaena.

National Geographic Channel – NCF – Marathon films France

1996                  ‘The Leopard Son’                                 Field Producer                                                     90”

35mm wildlife film cinematic release. I spent 18 months in Tanzania with Hugo van Lawick running Bush logistics, at times finding the Leopard, and writing film editorials.

The Discovery Channel U.S.A & Nature Conservation Films

1995                  ‘The Wonders of South Africa’        Director – Producer                                            3 x 60”

Wildlife mini series . Together with Anton van Munster NSC, and in consultation with Oscar winning editor Bert Haanstra, we filmed lion and other rare species in the Kalahari & Namib deserts.

National Geographic Channel – Beta Taurus films Germany