Prof. Roman Paul started his career in the film business as Director of Acquisitions for the arthouse distributor Prokino in Munich. In 1999 he took over as Head of International Acquisitions at Senator Film Distribution in Berlin. In October 2002 he founded Razor Film Produktion in Berlin along with Gerhard Meixner. From October 2002 until April 2006 he also
served as an acquisitions consultant for Celluloid Dreams World Sales. Razor Film’s production credits include the first Saudi Arabian feature WADJDA by Haifaa Al Mansour, Waltz with Bashir by Ari Folman, LOOKING FOR OUM KULTHUM by Shirin Neshat and most recently THE PERFECT CANDIDATE by Haifaa Al Mansour, which premiered in competition at the Venice Film Festival in 2019. Since October
2013 he is also the co-director of the International Production Masterclass “Atélier Ludwigsburg-Paris” at the Filmakademie Ludwigsburg and La Fémis Paris and in 2019 was named professor at the Filmakademie Ludwigsburg.