PAUL FUENTES I DIRECTOR
Paul has directed hundreds of commercials and promos as well as written & directed for brands including Sony, HBO, Arm & Hammer, CBS and HP.
A graduate of Temple University's Tyler School of Art and Architecture, he became creative director Broadcast Advertising & Promotion at HBO.There he began to direct.
He studied film at NYU and drama at the Stella Adler Conservatory and with Irene Moore. He was accepted into The Actors Studio Director/Observer Unit.
Robert Greenberg signed Paul as a director for R/GA Live where he directed national spots for Twix, CBS, Benjamin Moore and others.
Paul was admitted to The Actors Studio’s director observer unit after directing a documentary for Paul Newman’s Hole-In-the-Wall-Gang Camp.
Paul formed Huge, his NY production company with Screen Gems where he directed commercials for brands including Yoplait, Disney, Dominos, Visa, Sonic, Paramount, Taco Bell, Clorox and a 20-spot Glad campaign for DDB Worldwide.
Industry recognition includes CLIO's, Art Directors Club awards, International Film & Television honors, Houston International Film Festival honors, a Belding Best of Show, gold from PROMAX and silver from The New York Festivals.
Paul writes for TV and film. With best-selling author Dan Solin he created “Trade Up,” an irreverent series about money and investing for American Public Television. He co-created and optioned the dark comedy series, "World Without Women," as well as "See Spot Run," a reality series about regular people making commercials. He helped create and directed the EPIX series, "Personal With Bill Rhoden," hosted by the award-winning New York Times journalist.
Paul is a member of the Directors Guild of America and maintains residency in New Jersey and Los Angeles.
Pamela Adlon (Showtime), Marcos Ambrose (ESPN/NASCAR), Louie Anderson (Sports Authority), Maria Bartiromo (Fox Business), Joy Behar (ABC), Kristen Bell (Showtime), Susana Benavides (LPGA/ShopRite), Chris Berman (Miller Lite), Mayim Bialik (TV Land), Jon Bon Jovi (Grammys), Barry Bostwick (Paramount TV), James Brown (ESPN), Shannon Bream (Fox News), Nick Buoniconti (HBO), Kyle Busch (ESPN/NASCAR), Tucker Carlson (Fox News), Jim Caviezel (WGN), Neil Cavuto (Fox Business), Chevy Chase (L.A. Recycling), Don Cheadle (Showtime),
Chris Collingsworth (NFL),Rodney Dangerfield (GladWare), Clive Davis (Grammys), Brian Dennehy (HBO), Oscar De La Hoya (EPIX), Zooey Deschanel (Fox TV), Garret Dillahunt (Fox TV), Mike Ditka (Clorox),Lou Duva (HBO Boxing), Dale Earnhardt Jr (Sony), Carl Edwards (NASCAR), Michael Emerson (WGN), Boomer Esiason (Apex), Faith Ford (CBS), George Foreman (HBO), Michael J. Fox (CBS), Fox and Friends cast (Fox), Harris Faulkner (Fox News), Randy Fuller (NASCAR), Jim Gaffigan (TV Land), Jason Giambi (Degree), Whoopi Goldberg (CBS), Jeff Gordon (NASCAR), Gilbert Gottfried (Clorox), Kelsey Grammer (NBC), Kathy Griffin (GladWare), Bryant Gumble (HBO Sports), Shanola Hampton (Showtime), Sean Hannity (Fox News), Estelle Harris (Glad Wrap), Kevin Hart (Rally Health), Kevin Harvick (NASCAR), Bill Hemmer (Fox News), Cypress Hill (Music video), Celeste Holm (PSA), Rachel Hunter (GladWare), David Hyde-Pierce (NBC), Laura Ingraham (Fox News), Tom Jackson (ESPN), Jimmy Johnson (NASCAR), Grace Jones (“Boomerang"), Roy Jones Jr (HBO Boxing), Jim Kelly (Apex), Judge Jeanine Pirro (Fox News), Toby Keith (Ford/ESPN), Richard Kind (CBS), Bob Knight (Clorox),Jim Lampley (HBO), Tommy Lasorda (Glad Wrap), Cloris Leachman ( Fox TV),
Matt LeBlanc (Showtime), Spike Lee (HBO), Lennox Lewis (HBO Boxing), Lucy Liu (WGN), Joey Logano (NASCAR), Heather Locklear (CBS), Jennifer Lopez (CBS Winter Olympics), Lori Loughlin (Hallmark), Martha MacCallum (Fox News), Romany Malco (Showtime), Peyton Manning (Sony), Jonny Lee Miller (WGN), Juan Pablo Montoya (NASCAR), Paul Newman (Hole-In-The-Wall-Gang Camp), Dr. Oz (Total 10 Diet), Vincent Pastore (Clorox), Tonye Patano (Showtime), Danica Patrick (ESPN), Dana Perino (Fox News), Oliver Platt (Showtime), "Snooki" Polizzi (E!), Ellen Pompeo (Sonic), Paula Poundstone (Lechmere), Don Rickles (Glad Wrap), Geraldo Rivera (CBS), Joan Rivers (Glad Wrap), Anita Renfroe (Kmart), Rita Rudner (Arm & Hammer), Phil Simms (NFL), Sandra Smith (Fox News), Jean Stapleton (CBS), Ben Stein (Clorox), Jerry Stiller (Clorox), Tony Stewart (NASCAR), The Temptations (CBS campaign), James Toney (HBO), Mike Tyson (HBO Boxing), Brian Vickers (NASCAR), Chris Wallace (Fox News), JohnnyWeir (E!), Pernell Whitaker (HBO Boxing), Jesse Watters (Fox News),
Juan Williams (Fox News), Montel Williams (PSA),