Oriol Paulo

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Oriol Paulo (born 1975 in Barcelona) is a Spanish screenwriter and director.


Oriol Paulo studied audiovisual communication at Pompeu Fabra University and film at the Los Angeles Film School.

As a scriptwriter, he wrote screenplays for small screen films such as Ecos (2006) and Codi 60 (2011), but is best known for his work in series such as Absolute majority (2004) and The color of the cuitat (2004–09).

In cinema, he made himself known as a co-screenwriter alongside Guillem Morales with the thriller Julia's Eyes (2010), produced by Guillermo del Toro. But he had already made some short films such as McGuffin (1998, scriptwriter and director), Tapes (2002, scriptwriter and director) and Eve (2002, scriptwriter and director).

In 2012 he wrote and directed his first feature, The Body. Paulo nominated for Best New Director at the Goya Awards and won the Best Film Award at the Fantastic Film Festival in Paris for The Body. In 2016 he wrote the script of Boy Missing, directed by Mar Tarragona. In 2017 Paulo wrote and directed The Invisible Guest with Mario Casas, Barbara Lennie and José Coronado as protagonists.

From 2016 onwards, Oriol Paulo works as the writer and director of the television series Night and Day.


Year Title Type Role
2018 Mirage aka Durante la tormenta Feature film Director and writer
2017 The Invisible Guest Feature film Director and writer
2016 Secuestro Feature film writer
2012 The Body Feature film Director and writer
2010 Julia's Eyes Feature film writer
2002 Eve Short film Director and writer
2002 Tapes Short film Director and writer
2001 El foro Short film Director
1998 McGuffin Short film Director and writer

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