Paul Webster is an independent producer; previously was, variously, Head of Production for Miramax Films; worked with Working Title Films where he set up and ran their Los Angeles office, created FilmFour Ltd, and formed Kudos Pictures.
He has produced films by some of the greatest international directors: David Cronenberg (Eastern Promises), Thomas Vinterberg (It’s All About Love), Werner Herzog (Invincible), Walter Salles (The Motorcycle Diaries) James Gray (Little Odessa and The Yards) and Tim Robbins (Bob Roberts).Blockbusters director Matt Reeves began his directing career with The Pallbearer, also produced by Paul Webster.
Amongst the British films produced: Mel Smith’s The Tall Guy, Peter Cattaneo’s Lucky Break – Peter Cattaneo’s The Full Monty received the Hitchcock d’Or award in 1997 -, on Once Upon A Time In The Midlands, directed by Shane Meadows, one of Dinard British Film Festival’s favourite directors. He also produced the hit film Pride & Prejudice starring Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen, thus began his 12 year association with director Joe Wright – Atonement, Anna Karenina and Pan.
He also took on Executive Producer duties on Serenity, written and directed by Steven Knight; God’s Own Country (Hitchcock d’Or 2017) written and directed by Francis Lee, and Luxor, written and directed by Zeina Durra, Radioactive directed by Marjane Satrapi.
His most recent film, Spencer directed by Pablo Lorrain, will be released in Autumn 2021.