Paul wrote, directed, and starred in The Happy Poet, which premiered internationally at the Venice Film Festival and in the U.S. at South by Southwest. It screened at festivals around the world, winning jury and audience awards, and streamed on Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Paul has since acted in festival favorites such as Mr. Roosevelt (Dir. Noel Wells; Netflix), Dr. Brinks and Dr. Brinks (Dir. Josh Crockett; Amazon Prime), Savasana (Dir. Brandon Daley, Vimeo Staff Pick), Thunder P. (Dir. Steve Collins; Funny or Die), I Need a Hug (Dir. Steve Collins; Vimeo Staff Pick).