Born and raised in Berlin, Paul has been working as director of photography since 2013. He graduated from Columbia University in New York in 2015, majoring in architecture and photography. During his studies there, Paul discovered his passion for cinematography and worked on a number of short films and music videos in New York, Berlin and Los Angeles. He has worked as an assistant for Janusz Kaminski, Dick Pope and Philipp Kirsamer among others. Following his interest, he studied a semester abroad at FAMU, Prague, where he lensed two 35mm short films before coming to Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in 2016 to study cinematography. In 2018 he spent a semester abroad at La FÉMIS in Paris. His films have been screened at various festivals, including Filmfest Munich, Dok.Fest Munich, Max Ophüls Prize and Achtung Berlin. He is currently based in Berlin and Stuttgart.