Agent: Jane Villiers
Paul Trewartha is a London based documentary editor. He has a background in animation and a love for storytelling and music.
Paul is currently editing a documentary on marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge, exec produced by Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner) and Kevin Macdonald (Touching the Void, Whitney). Directed by Jake Scott (Welcome to the Rileys). The film tells the story of Eliud’s life and his record breaking sub two-hour marathon.
Paul has just finished editing a feature documentary on Sparks and their 50-year career in the music business directed by Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, Shaun of the Dead) and produced by Nira Park (Rebecca, The Kid Who Would Be King) and George Hencken (Soul Boys of the Western World, Oil City Confidential). The film has been acquired by Focus Features following its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and notching a 100% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes.
Paul recently edited RONNIE’S, chronicling the life of Ronnie Scott and his legendary Jazz Club which premiered at DOCNYC in 2020. Long listed for the Best Documentary Award at BIFA2020, the film was directed by Oliver Murray (The Quiet One) and produced by Eric Woolard-White (For Love or Money) for Goldfinch Entertainment.
In 2017 Paul edited FERRARI: RACE TO IMMORTALITY, directed by Daryl Goodrich and produced by Julia Taylor-Stanley (Coriolanus, The Tempest) and Kevin Loader (The Lady in the Van, Nowhere Boy). It premiered at the 12th Rome Film Fest and won the Focal International Award for Best Use of Footage in a Sports Production.
Through his career Paul has gained many awards and accolades, he directed and animated a short film that has been shown at over 100 festivals internationally, winning awards at both the Montreal and Bilbao Film Festivals and nominated for a British Animation Award. His film work has been represented by the British Council and formed part of touring exhibitions. He was awarded an honorary fellowship to the Royal Society of Arts and was featured in the British Film Catalogue which saw his work represented at the Cannes Film Festival. His extensive broadcast work has seen him collaborate on BAFTA nominated and the EMMY Award winning shows.