Paul Weston

Managing Director, Blink

 

Paul got his start in the industry working at Partizan, climbing the ranks over a 10 year period which was the company’s busiest, during which it twice earned the Gunn Report’s ‘Best Production Company in the World’ and won the Palm D’Or in Cannes. In his time at Partizan, Paul developed a passion and talent for nurturing new directors. 

He then worked for two years at Somesuch as Executive Producer in commercials before making the move over to Blink in 2013, re- inventing what was previously their music video arm, Colonel Blimp.

Colonel Blimp, under Paul’s direction, was reborn as a stand-alone roster featuring some of the most exciting young directors around today. He expanded its remit to produce not only music videos but commercials, branded content, fashion films and short films. 

Young directors who signed to Colonel Blimp during this time have gone on to win awards at The British Arrows, Creative Circle, 1.4, Ciclope and YDA at Cannes. 

In January 2018 Colonel Blimp and Blink merged to create a more comprehensive and compelling group of directors with Paul as the MD/EP of the new combined Blink roster.