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Paul Hairston

Documentary Director, Editor and Cinematographer
New York, NY US
Available for Full Time
Available for Freelance
Paul Hairston is a New York City based commercial director, editor and cinematographer.


Paul Hairston is a New York City based director. Raised in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, he now lives and works out of Queens. With a background as an award winning documentary director, cinematographer and editor - Paul has worked across politics, advertising and short form documentary film for over a decade. Primarily focused on human-centric storytelling with high production value - his commercial films have been featured on Ad Age, The New York Times, Washington Post, Time and garnered millions of views. They also have been awarded at Cannes Lions, The One Show, Clio and the Webby awards. His short films have been featured at SXSW, Palm Springs Shortfest, Raindance and been showcased on Cannes Young Director Awards and received four Vimeo Staff Picks.