Michael Paul

Michael Paul, born 1968, has been advising and providing expert advice in the film-industry field in Germany and Austria for 20 years. He graduated in Management, Economics and History at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany)and holds a PhD in Service Management of the same university. After a career in the corporate sector in Germany and Austria he became co-founder and managing partner of paul und collegen consulting (Berlin/Vienna). His work focuses on financial recovery, THE restructuring of companies and M&A. Since April 2016, he has been a court-certified expert in the field of business valuation and corporate planning. He is author of numerous articles and book contributions in the field. His work in the film sector includes restructuring and strategy projects for studio and production companies as well as projects in the field of film preservation and digitalization of film heritage. He has advised governmental and funding institutions and associations of film producers about film funding, tax incentives and the effects of film on tourism.

Participation in Events

Exploitation Roadmap


Tuesday, 02.02.2021, 09:30 to Tuesday, 02.02.2021, 13:00

Consortium Meeting


Tuesday, 23.02.2021, 15:00 to Wednesday, 24.02.2021, 19:00

Von Bildern extremer Gewalt und vom digitalen Kuratieren


Friday, 27.01.2023, 18:00 to Friday, 27.01.2023, 20:00

Identifying and managing stakeholders; exploitation and business strategy & planning
Augustinerstrasse 1, 1010 Vienna – Austria