WAAPA Graduate Bachelor of Arts (Musical Theatre)
Paul made his national television debut in the Australian drama series, “Bondi Banquet” for the S.B.S playing an Irish surfie. He showed potential and willingness to play against type in the land-mark independent film, “Gabriel” where he played a mute demon rapist.
That same year he played a love-sick stalker in the award winning short film, “By the Book” (Showfest Audience award 2007).
Once again Paul showed his dark side in the soon to be released feature film, “Submerged” playing a paranoid schizophrenic and in 2008 appeared in the popular television show, “All Saints” & “Packed to The Rafters”. In 2009 Paul appeared in “Underbelly 2 ” & “Home & Away’, and played the lead in the action feature film, “Sweet Marshall” .
The start of 2010 saw Paul feature in “Underbelly 3″ playing a pimp opposite Emma booth, and the television movie, ” Maria Korp” with Rebecca Gibney & Vince Colosimo. Paul then appeared in the new ABC Drama series,”Crownies” in 2011, & crime drama, “Dripping with Chocolate” starring David Wenham & Louise Lombard.
In 2013 he appeared in the feature, “Torn Devotion”, Indi flick ,”Nerve” with Fringes’ Georgina Haig & “Between a stock & a Heart Place” playing a homeless stockbroker. Paul also was the face of Insuranceline in 2013.
Exciting News, Paul has just finished shooting the Sci Fi thriller, “Infini” playing a futuristic soldier alongside Daniel Mcpherson ( Neighbours & The Bill) & Andy Rodereda. “Infini” , directed by Shane Abbess will be out at cinemas in 2014.
Paul Winchester trained at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and has produced & appeared in a number of award winning short films with Point Break Drama & Roguy Films.