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Coldplay: Coloratura

Clip from as yet unreleased performance for Coldplay ‘Coloratura’.

Filmed at The Roundhouse, London, UK

Captured on Sony Venice LF, 16mm film, 8mm film

SFX by AMGI

Directed by Dugdale

INFO - July 2019 Edit

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RECENT CREDITS:

Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium (Disney + First ever Global live stream. Elton’s last ever US tour concert)

Grammy nomination 2023- Best Music Film. ‘Adele One Night Only’

Coldplay: Music of the Spheres: Live Broadcast from Buenos Aires. Global cinema release. (Entered worldwide cinema box office top 10)

Emmys 2022 Winner for Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special. ‘Adele One Night Only’.

Harry Styles: One Night Only in New York (Apple Music)

Winner for Best Director - Multi Camera. BAFTA 2022. Glastonbury Festival: Live at Worthy Farm

Winner for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/ Talk / News/ Sports Special 2021. Directors Guild of America Award 2022. ‘Adele One Night Only’.

Winner of the Royal Television Society Awards for Multi-camera Director (Glastonbury Festival: Live at Worthy Farm)

Maluma LIVE: Medallo En EL Mapa. Atanasio Girardot Stadium. Medellin Colombia (Prime Video)

Liam Gallagher ‘Better Days’ Official music video

Adele ‘One Night Only’ Live from the Griffith Observatory (CBS & Paramount +)

Glastonbury Festival: Live at Worthy Farm (Director and Exec producer)

Coldplay ‘Higher Power’ official music video (Extraterrestrial Transmission version- premiered from the International Space Station)

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour. Netflix special (Director and Co-Exec producer)

The Rolling Stones ‘Olé Olé Olé! : A Trip Across Latin America’ (Blu Ray & Theatrical release)

Grammy nomination- Best Music Film. ‘Coldplay: Ghost Stories’.

Grammy nomination- Best Music Film. ‘Coldplay Live 2012’ (DVD Blu Ray & Theatrical release)

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Multiple Grammy nominated and recent Emmy, BAFTA, and DGA Award winning Paul Dugdale is one of the world’s leading pop culture directors, responsible for creating critically acclaimed, pioneering concert films, music documentaries and global live events. He studied at Central Saint Martins School of Art in London. His passion for music and film has led him to write, direct, and be creative lead on documentaries and concert movies for some of the world’s biggest artists including; Adele, The Rolling Stones, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes, Elton John, Maluma, Madonna, The Prodigy, Paul McCartney, and Green Day, and many others.

Dugdale is freelance, a member of the Directors Guild of America, BAFTA, and holds an active O1 work visa for the United States.

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INFO - July 2019 Edit
INFO - July 2019 Edit
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MUSIC FILM:

Dugdale is best know for writing and directing high profile music documentaries and concert films. His role often involves being creative lead on a project, from the conception of the creative approach, writing, structure and aesthetic through to execution and completion.

To date 14 of Dugdale’s films have also been released theatrically, playing in movie theatres and cinemas around the world. His film for Coldplay entered the worldwide cinema box office top 10.

He has had 6 separate stand alone feature length music films on Netflix.

Dugdale’s work for Adele alone has received well in excess of 1 Billion views on Youtube

DOCUMENTARIES

Ariana Grande ‘excuse me, i love you’ (Netflix Special)

The Rolling Stones ‘Olé! Olé! Olé!’ (Theatrical release / Netflix)

Harry Styles: Behind the Album (Apple)

Lenny Kravitz ‘Just Let Go’ (Theatrical release)

ELO ‘Wembley or Bust’ (Theatrical release)

Coldplay ‘Live 2012’ (Theatrical release)

The Rolling Stones ‘Sweet Summer Sun’ (Theatrical release)

Ed Sheeran ‘Jumpers for Goalposts’ (Theatrical release)

Die Toten Hosen ‘You Only Live Once’ (Theatrical release)

Above and Beyond ‘Giving Up The Day Job’ (Theatrical release)

CONCERT FILMS:

Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium (Disney +)

Coldplay: Music of the Spheres: Live Broadcast from Buenos Aires (Global cinema broadcast. Reached top 10 global box office)

Sam Smith Live at the Royal Albert Hall (Live broadcast for Tik Tok)

Helene Fischer Rausch Live (ZDF / DVD / Blu Ray)

Stereophonics Live in Cardiff: We’ll keep a Welcome (BBC)

Harry Styles: One Night Only in New York (Apple Music)

Maluma LIVE: Medallo En EL Mapa. Atanasio Girardot Stadium. Medellin Colombia (Prime Video)

Adele One Night Only (CBS & Paramount +)

The Smile: Live in London (Sky Arts)

Coldplay Live From climate Pledge Arena (Amazon Prime)

Ed Sheeran The Equals Live Experience (Amazon Prime)

Shawn Mendes Live in Concert. (Netflix Special)

Coldplay: Everyday Life - Live in Jordan (YouTube Originals)

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour (Netflix Special)

Paul McCartney Live at the Cavern Club (BBC 1)

Ludovico Einaudi Live (Apple Music)

Adele Live at the Royal Albert Hall (Theatrical release)

Coldplay ‘Ghost Stories’ (NBC Special)

The Rolling Stones ‘Sticky Fingers’ (DVD Blu Ray)

The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ (Theatrical release)

The Prodigy ‘Worlds on Fire’ (Theatrical release)

Chris: Live at the Salle Pleyel Paris (Apple Music)

One Direction ‘This is Us’ (Theatrical release)

Sam Smith ‘The Thrill Of It All Live’ (Apple Music)

One Direction ‘Where we Are’ (Theatrical release)

Helene Fischer Die Arena Tournee (DVD Blu Ray)

Helene Fischer Die Stadion-Tour Live (DVD Blu Ray)


AWARDS

- Grammy nomination 2022- Best Music Film. ‘Adele One Night Only’

- EMMY 2022. Winner for Outstanding Direction.‘Adele One Night Only’.

- BAFTA 2022. Winner for Best Director Multi Camera. Glastonbury Festival: Live at Worthy Farm

- Directors Guild of America Award. Winner. Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/ Talk / News/ Sports Special 2021. ‘Adele One night Only’.

- Broadcast Awards 2022 for Best Music Programme. Sam Smith: Live at Abbey Road Studios. Nomination

- Royal Television Society Awards 2021. Best Multi-camera Director. Winner (Glastonbury Festival: Live at Worthy Farm)

- MTV Movie and TV Awards 2021. Best Music Documentary. Ariana Grande ‘excuse me. i love you’. Nomination

-Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour. Nomination- UK Music Video Awards 2020. Best Music film. Ludovico Einaudi- Apple Music Live from the Steve Jobs Theatre. Nomination

- Broadcast Digital Awards for Best Live Coverage. Coldplay: everyday Life Live from Jordan. Nomination

- Royal Television Society Craft and Design 2020. Award for Multi-camera work. Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour. Nomination

- Double nomination 2019 Broadcast Awards. Best Music Programme. ‘Radio 1 Biggest Weekend’ and ‘Wembley or Bust’

- ‘Best Live Music Coverage’ UK Music Video Awards 2018. Royal Blood. Nomination

- Double nomination 2018 Broadcast Awards. Best Music Programme. The Rolling Stones ‘Olé! Olé! Olé!’ and Harry Styles: ‘Behind the Record’

- Double nomination UK Music Awards 2017 Best Live Coverage Haim : Behind the Record. The Rolling Stones Olé! Olé! Olé!

- Q Magazine Awards 2017: Best Music film. Nomination. The Rolling Stones Havana Moon.

- NME Awards 2017: Best Music film. Nomination. The Rolling Stones Havana Moon.

- Double nomination Broadcast Magazine Awards 2017 Best Music Programme. Ed Sheeran ‘Jumpers for Goalposts’ and Lenny Kravitz ‘Just Let Go’

- The 57th Grammy awards 2015. Best Music Film. Nominee. ‘Coldplay Ghost Stories’

- Broadcast Magazine Awards 2015 Best Music Programme: ‘Coldplay Ghost Stories’ WINNER

- Double nomination Broadcast Magazine Awards 2015 Best Music Programme. Coldplay ‘Ghost Stories- The Film’ and The Rolling Stones ‘Sweet Summer Sun - Hyde Park Live’

- Double nomination UK Music Awards 2014 Best Live Coverage. Coldplay ‘Ghost Stories- The Film’ and The Rolling Stones ‘Sweet Summer Sun - Hyde Park Live’

- ‘Best Live Music Coverage’ UK Music Video Awards 2015. Lenny Kravitz. ‘Just Let Go’ WINNER

- ‘Best Live Music Coverage’ UK Music Video Awards 2015. Mumford and Sons. Hospital Sessions. Nomination

- The 56th Grammy awards 2014. Best Music Film. Nominee. ‘Coldplay Live 2012’

- Royal Television Society Craft and Design. Award for Multi-camera work. Adele ‘Live at The Royal Albert Hall.’ WINNER

- BAFTA. Best Sport / Live event. Nominee. ‘Glastonbury 2013’

- ‘Best Live Music Coverage’ UK Music Video Awards. Winner. The Prodigy ‘Worlds on Fire’

- ‘Best Live Music Coverage’ UK Music Video Awards. Nominee, 4 times. 2009 ‘The Prodigy’, 2010 ‘The Prodigy’, 2011 ‘Jessie J’, 2012 ‘The Jo Whiley Show’

- Broadcast Awards 2014. ‘Best Music Programme’ Winner Glastonbury 2013

- Broadcast Awards 2013. ‘Best Music Programme’ Highly Commended ‘House Party’

- Guild of television Cameramen Award for Excellence 2013. Winner. ‘Coldplay Live 2012’

- Music Week Award ‘Best Television program featuring music.’ Nominee. ‘The Jo Whiley Music Show.’

- Music Producers Guild Awards. ‘Best Live Production of the year.’ Nominee. ‘Adele Live at The Royal Albert Hall.‘

- The campaign for ‘ASOS’ by BBH that Dugdale contributed to, was an award winner at this year’s prestigious British Arrow Awards.

Dugdale works freelance worldwide, is a member of the DGA and holds a valid O1 US work visa.


COMMERCIALS / BRANDED CONTENT
Dugdale has worked closely with a host of brands to create commercials and branded content for multiple broadcast platforms.

They include:

YouTube: Coldplay Live album launch in Jordan. The London transmission of the first ever Youtube Awards from Abbey Road London.

Apple Music: Elton John, Little Mix, Christine and the Queens, Noel Gallagher, Sam Smith, Britney Spears, One Republic, Calvin Harris and many others.

‘Red Bull Future Underground’ 3 nights of concert parties at a secret underground location in central London.

Red Bull Primavera Sound 2016 Festival coverage.

‘Red Bull Revolutions In Sound’ saw 32 artists performing in the iconic London Eye, creating 30 simultaneous clubs for 1 landmark night of world beating dance music. It beat the world record previously held by the Olympics 2012 for most live streams broadcast in history.

A multi camera commercial for ‘Hello Bank’ / BNP Paribas, saw Dugdale shoot in Prague with world renowned conductor Libor Pesek for a technologically ground breaking multimedia project creating an orchestra out of phones and tablets.

He has also directed films and commercials for a number of other brands including:

Levis, Adidas, Guinness, ASOS, Ray-Ban, Lyle and Scott, Blackberry, and AMEX

TELEVISION

Dugdale works shooting both live to air and pre recorded television broadcasts. Scripted and non scripted, Music specials, Award shows, Festivals, Comedy and chat shows.

Dugdale has directed performance shoots for a whole host of artists. They include:

Taylor swift, Green Day, The Rolling Stones, U2, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Paul McCartney, Shawn Mendes, Florence and the Machine, Coldplay, Elton John, Sam Smith, Haim, Above and Beyond, Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Robbie Williams, Kendrick Lamar, Calvin Harris, One Direction, Mumford and Sons, Justin Bieber, Mark Ronson, Public Enemy, Rihanna, The Prodigy, The Killers, Bon Jovi, ELO, ASAP Rocky, Duran Duran, Chic, Grand Master Flash, The Horrors, The Kills, David Guetta, Pulp, The Maccabees, Noel Gallagher, Erick Morillo, Kasabian, Bobby Womak, Skrillex and many many more

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