Paul Salisbury

Author | German | Berlin

Personal Data

Languages: German (mother tongue), English

Residence: Berlin

Place of birth: Jena

Nationality: German

Awards

Vorstadtrocker - Premiere Filmfest Hamburg 2015 “Best Television Film” Biberacher Filmfestspiele 2015 (Golden Beaver, winner)

Herbert - World Premiere Toronto International Filmfestival 2015 German Screenwriting Award 2014 (nominated) German Filmpreis 2016 Silver Award "Best Film“

Atlas - Premiere Hofer Filmtage 2018 Emder Screenwriting Award 2015 (winner) German Screenwriting Award 2016 (nominated) Hessischer Filmpreis 2018 (nominated) German Filmpreis 2019, "Best Script“, "Best Leading Actor“ (nominated)

Das Deutsche Kind - Premiere Hofer Filmtage 2017 Directing-Award Metropolis 2018 (winner) Grimme-Preis 2019 (nominated)

Atlas - Festival des Deutschen Films in Ludwigshafen 2019 awarded "Lobende Erwähnung"

Feature | Television

2019 | Liebe eines Lebens | Flare Film, WDR | TV- Drama | Director: Till Endemann | In development

2019 | Der Fährmann | Amusement Park Film | Crime-Drama-Series | Director: Umut Dağ | In development

2018/2019 | Das Deutsche Kind | Banana Tree Film, NDR | TV-Drama | Director: Umut Dağ

2018/2019 | Atlas | 23/5 Filmproduktion, WDR, arte | Crime Drama | Director: David Nawrath | Co-Author: David Nawrath

2015-2017 | Tod durch Ertrinken | Network Movie / ZDF | SOKO Köln episode | Director: Michael Schneider | Co-Authors: Monika Sandmann, Dirk Udelhoven

2015-2017 | Vorstadtrocker | Weydemann Bros. NDR | TV-comedy | Director: Martina Plura | Co-Author: Paul Florian Müller

2015-2017 | Herbert | Departures Film, deutschfilm, MDR, HR, arte | Drama | Director: Thomas Stuber | Script: Clemens Meyer, Thomas Stuber, script template: Paul Salisbury

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Paul Salisbury was born in Jena, Thuringia, in 1979, the son of an English-speaking German scholar and a German Anglophile. After studying German in Leipzig and studying film in New York, he completed his training as a writer for film and television at the dffb between 2007 and 2010. Since 2010, Paul has worked as a freelance writer for various film and series productions. His screenplay Atlas won the Emder Screenplay Award 2015 and was nominated for the German Screenplay Award 2016 and the German Film Award 2019.

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