Paul Bright (born April 15, 1965) is a film writer, director, and editor recognized for his predominantly gay-themed feature films.
Bright was born in Albuquerque, NM. In 1972, after his mother's death from cancer, his father remarried and moved the family to Los Angeles. He attended the Hamilton High School Musical Theater Program and studied under Don Bondi and Dr. Bill Teaford. During his senior year of high school year, he also attended the Hollywood High Performing Arts Magnet. Later, he studied musical theater at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles under Paul Gleason's direction, and took voice training from Nathan Lam and Rickie Wiener.
In high school, Bright was discovered by an agent at Cunningham, Escott, DiPene Talent Agency of Beverly Hills and was cast in numerous TV commercials, Divorce Court, Loni Anderson's failed TV show Easy Street, and Blake Edwards's comedy film Micki and Maude.
From 2002 to 2004, Bright was the artistic director of the Gaslight Repertory Theater Company south of Austin, Texas, where he produced 32 stage productions in three years. He left the theater company in 2005 to film Angora Ranch.
His original film company name, Silly Bunny Pictures, was a joke between himself and Tim Jones. Later films were released by Paul Bright Films. In 2016, he signed a deal with Showplay TV to distribute his film and TV library.
|Year||Film||Credited Director||Credited Producer||Credited Writer|
|2007||Theft of the Drag Queen's Wig||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2009||Aaron Albeit a Sex Hero||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2015||Boston Nightly: Long Term Parking||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2017||Prof Tom Foolery Saves The Planet||Yes||Yes||Yes|
- Randy Krinsky (2015). "And Interview with Director Paul Bright". Influx Magazine. Nav Qateel. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
- Michael Klemm (2012). "Mid-Life Crisis". Retrieved December 2, 2015.
- Shawn Hunter (2013). "Filmmaker Interview: Paul Bright". Retrieved December 7, 2015.
- Rob Curran (2003). "The Master and Margarita". Retrieved December 1, 2015.