Paulo Henriques studied and graduated from AAA school of advertising in South Africa where he graduated as a graphic designer. After working for 3 years as a designer he quickly realised that it was behind the camera that he wanted to be.
After training as an editor in South Africa, Paulo moved to Europe where he quickly established himself as the top editor in Portugal working with the top directors and homing his craft. It did not take him long to get his chance to direct his first commercial which he grabbed with both hands and never looked back. He was quick to establish himself as a leading director. He has won numerous awards nationally and internationally including a gold at the New York Film Festival as well as best director in Portugal.
Paulo’s work includes a unique and vast range of subjects from action packed trailer like commercials to more intimate visually pleasing films. He has gained recognition around the world for his innovative work with 3D animation combined with live action although if you ask him, he is just happy filming, creating and exploring narrative.
Paulo has working in all corners of the world with high profile people and clients, from Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham to Genevieve Nnaji, the most famous African actress. His Brand Listing is endless and impressive having worked with all the National brands and world renowned brands like Apple, Mercedes Benz, Vodafone, Adidas, Amstel Eurobest, MTN, Pedras Mineral Water, Migros Super Market Chains and more.
One thing is certain, he is always re-inventing and innovating his craft.