Paul Van Carter

Paul Van Carter (born 15 November 1976) is a British film producer, novelist, and music producer.[1] As a producer, his most recent films include the double BAFTA nominated[2] McQueen about the life of fashion designer Alexander McQueen distributed by Lionsgate and Bleecker Street[3] which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2018; the Winston Churchill biopic Churchill[4] set in the hours preceding D-Day 1944 which stars Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, and John Slattery; the biopic of bare-knuckle boxer Lenny McLean entitled My Name is Lenny[5] which stars Josh Helman, Michael Bisping, and was the last film of actor Sir John Hurt; and the documentary about footballer Paul Gascoigne's life Gascoigne.[6] As a screenwriter his credits include the prison drama Offender, the action film Shank, and the documentary The Guv'nor, which he also directed.[7] As novelist his history of twentieth century painting Oil on Canvas, was published in 2011.

He is the co-founder of the London-based film finance and production company Salon Pictures,[8][9] whose other slated releases include two films directed by Rob Ryan entitled Breaking Habits, and The Billion Dollar Game, the Thomas Meadmore documentary The Spy Who Fell to Earth, and the retrospective of designer Frank Stephenson's life and work, Chasing Perfect. Salon was listed on the Brit50 in Screen International 2018.[10]

He was raised in Letchworth Garden City and is married to Kristina Van Carter.[11]



Singles & EPs[12]
  • Your Girl Likes Alphabet Street - EP (2019)
  • Siked Up (2019)
  • We Want House (2018)
  • Say Hello EP (2018)
  • Romantic EP (2018)


  • Prelude and Fugue (2005)
  • Oil on Canvas (2004)


  1. ^ "Paul Van Carter". IMDb.
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  4. ^ "Shooting Commences on Teplitzky's Churchill, starring Brian Cox - Creative Scotland".
  5. ^ Film, British Council. "British Council Film: My Name is Lenny".
  6. ^ Barraclough, Leo (19 December 2014). "eOne Grabs U.K. Rights to Paul Gascoigne Film (EXCLUSIVE)".
  7. ^ "The Guv'nor".
  8. ^ "Nick Taussig, Paul Van Carter set up UK production company".
  9. ^ Wilson, Kate. "Salon Pictures Announces Slate of Women Directed Films - IndieWire".
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  11. ^ "Paul Van Carter". IMDb.
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