Paul Trijbits is the Executive Producer of Disney's BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated Saving Mr. Banks, starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson; and J.K.Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy for the BBC and HBO starring Michael Gambon and Keeley Hawes.
Paul is Co-CEO of UK film and television production company FilmWave, founded in 2012 in partnership with Christian Grass, the former President of Production and Acquisitions, Universal Pictures International. Upcoming productions include Vincent Perez helmed Alone in Berlin staring Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson and Daniel Brühl, based on the best- selling novel by Hans Fallada, a co-production with X-Filme in Germany. The company is currently in post-production on Once and Begin Again director John Carney’s new film Sing Street, as well as developing, packaging and producing a diverse slate of quality commercial film and television projects for the international market.
Paul was formerly Managing Director of Ruby Films & Television and before that the Head of the UK Film Council's New Cinema Fund. During his time at Ruby Films, Paul Executive Produced and Produced critically and commercially successful films including Cary Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre, Andrea Arnold’s Fish Tank and Stephen Frears’ Tamara Drewe among others. In his role at the UK Film Council, Paul was responsible for titles such as, Kevin McDonald's Touching The Void, Andrea Arnold's Red Road and Paul Greengrass' Bloody Sunday. Paul’s television credits include Stephen Poliakoff’s Golden Globe winner Dancing On The Edge for BBC2 and Starz, Case Histories for BBC1 and Emmy award-winning and BAFTA nominated Small Island.