Paul Rachman

Paul Rachman

director, editor, producer

Paul Rachman was born on Sep 13, 1962 in USA. Paul Rachman's big-screen debut came with Four Dogs Playing Poker directed by Paul Rachman in 2000. Paul Rachman is known for We're Not Broke directed by Victoria Bruce, James S. Henry stars as Self - Economist & Author, The Blood Bankers and Chuck Collins as Self - Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies. Paul Rachman has got 3 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Paul Rachman achieved is Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Paul Rachman plays is We're Not Broke which will be released on Jan 22, 2012.

With the feature documentary American Hardcore Paul Rachman revisited his music and filmmaking roots having started his career making underground films and rock and punk music videos in the early 80's with bands such as the Bad Brains. He later became one of the of the industry's top music video directors at Propaganda Films in Los Angeles where he worked with such artists as Alice in Chains, The Replacements, Temple of the Dog, Sepultura, Roger Waters, Joan Jett and the Bad Brains. He garnered numerous nominations and awards for his music video work.He made his feature film directorial debut in 2000 with Four Dogs Playing Poker starring Forrest Whittaker, Tim Curry and Olivia Williams. He also directed several award winning short films most notably Drive Baby Drive, Memories, Home, Bang Bang, and Zoe XO.Paul is also a founder and east coast director of the Slamdance Film Festival. Since its inception in 1995, Slamdance has been described as one of the top 10 film festivals in the world today by Vanity Fair magazine.

  • Birthday

    Sep 13, 1962
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA

Known For


3 wins & 3 nominations

Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
Best Debut Film
Winner - Audience Award
Tampere Film Festival
International Competition
Winner - Best Fiction
Drive Baby Drive (1995)
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