Grand Jury

Paul Holmes is founder and Executive Producer of  Ponder, a boutique collection of award winning directors in TV, film and commercials (  Paul was founder and CEO of Red Rage Films from 1997 to 2021 producing hundreds of award winning commercials shooting in all regions of the world.    He has also produced the highly acclaimed documentary films  “Let the Rest of the World Go By’, The RTS Award winner ‘Abbeyfealefgood’, ‘Quattro Colori’ and ‘Superagers’ along with many award winning short films.  Paul is a board member of Commercials Film Producers Europe (CFPE).  He chaired Commercials Producers Ireland in 2018/2019 and is a graduate of the Institute of Directors Chartered Director’s Programme.  Paul was born in Limerick, Ireland and now lives in Dublin with his wife Catherine and daughters Emma and Alecia.