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feature screenplay by Eric Pauls has been shortlisted for the Austin Film Festival and the 2019 Sundance Writers Lab.
has been nominated for Best Short Documentary at the CSIF “Stinger Awards”.
We, the Bereaved’s
original score by Eric Pauls and Sarah Houston has won Best Score at the Mindfiled Film Fest 2018
To the Mountain
is now available on HBO Europe
Young Neighbours catalog now available to stream on iTunes Spotify Googleplay and more.
Sarah Houston and Eric Pauls have been nominated for best original score at the AMPIA Awards
To the Mountain
available on iTunes! Vimeo! VHX! and through Bell, Shaw and Rogers on Demand
Young Neighbours original soundtrack for To the Mountain is available here.
Flicks X-rayed podcast reviews To the Mountain and speaks with director Eric Pauls here.
National Post
review of To the Mountain here.
CBC Radio interview with Eric Pauls here.
Alberta Filmmakers Podcast (S02E08) featuring Eric Pauls and Paige Boudreau. Available on iTunes or Soundcloud
Beatroute Magazine's review of To the Mountain here.




Writing | Directing | Composing


Documentary | Process

Short, experimental, documentary. Premiered at the 2018 North West Fest. Nominated for a 2018 CSIF Stinger Award.
Directed by Eric Pauls and Michael Janke. Music by Eric Pauls and Sarah Houston.

Feature Film | To the Mountain

The story of five individuals who find meaning in their lives after the beautiful yet harsh surroundings force them to connect with one another. Eric Pauls is credited as writer, director and composer. The National Post called it "wistful poignancy". Available everywhere. More info at

Music Video | Made of Stars

Official video for Young Neighbours - Made of Stars out now on iTunes, Spotify and Directed by Eric Pauls and Michael Janke. Cinematography by Michael Janke. 

Short Film | Up In Smoke  

Directed by Paige K Boudreau. Music by Eric Pauls and Sarah Houston. AMPIA nominated for best original score.

Commercial | Sanibel Landscapes

Commercial for Calgary based company, Sanibel Landscapes. Eric Pauls is credited as director, and co-composer with Sarah Houston. Cinematography by Michael Janke. 

Commercial | John Petropoulos Memorial fund

PSA produced for broadcast by V-Strategies and directed by Eric Pauls. Music by Eric Pauls and Sarah Houston. 

Short Doc | Drummond and Tenea Story

Original score by Eric Pauls and Sarah Houston.

Short Doc | Roman Paints

Four-year-old Roman demonstrates his passion for the visual arts in this short documentary. Eric Pauls is credited as director and composer. Cinematography by Michael Janke. 

Commercial | Clueless Guide

Commercial for the Clueless Guide App. Shot in Kananaskis, Alberta. Eric Pauls is credited as director. Cinematography by Michael Janke. 

Short Film | Youth in Decline

Original Score by Eric Pauls, Sarah Houston and Joel Bestward. 

Short | Wealth and Status

Two high school friends bump into each other several years later and share about where they are in life. With drastically different priorities now the conversation grinds to an awkward halt. Official Selection Newtown Film Festival 2015 and Watcha Got Calgary 2014. Eric Pauls is credited as writer and director. Cinematography by by Michael Janke. 

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