Owner, Merlin Productions LLC
Paul is a self-taught Director of Photography and Media Producer with a lifetime of experience. His background in theater, art and music give him a strong foundation and discerning eyes and ears. In the late 70’s, he worked in LA in a live theater shooting video and designing and recording audio programs (including composing original music underscores). During this time he continued to develop his camera, lighting and audio skills. In the early 80’s he founded Merlin Productions and began producing short videos for local hospitals, schools, and corporations in Springfield, Ohio.
Over the years he discovered that his true calling was shooting. He values his experiences as a media producer because it has made him a better videographer. Since 1990 and beyond he’s been shooting for CBS, ABC, MSNBC, Discovery Channel, History Channel, CNN, CNNsi, Procter & Gamble, GE, NCR, JP Morgan Chase, Liberty Mutual, Fidelity, Boy Scouts of America, Columbus Bar Association, MSM Products, Ulliman Schutte, Columbus Bar Association and a host of other broadcast, Fortune 500 and local corporate entities.
For the past several years he has been editing web videos for local and national clients. He has a pool of talent to bring in as each situation dictates. This gives him and Merlin Productions the ability to deliver a solid, crisp clearly visible, audible product for the many uses of today’s media demands.
Paul’s many years of production experience in concept development, acquiring footage and material, and editing gives him a distinctive edge in all aspects of media production.