Paul Snider is a Vancouver actor, comedian, musician and filmmaker. He has appeared in over 60 short films, movies, television episodes and TV/Internet commercials. Paul's stand-up comedy has appeared on the stages of Yuk Yuk's and The Comedy Mix in Vancouver, Canada, and at The City Limits Comedy Club in Dublin, Ireland. Paul’s feature film Everywhere But Here and his short film The Walk, both of which he wrote, produced, directed and played the lead roles, appeared in film festivals in Vancouver, LA, Tampa, New York, Winnipeg and Toronto. The Walk won Best Actor and Best Director awards at The Creative Arts Film Festival 2014. It garnered Paul the Award of Excellence in Filmmaking and his music video Better Than Me won The Royal Reel Award at The Canada International Film Festival. As well as film, Paul has appeared in musicals and theatre productions, winning a Thea Award for his performance in The Boys Next Door.
In 2008, after a successful business career in technology which garnered him Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40 Award and Ernst and Young’s Company of the Year, he opened his entertainment production company Born To Fly Entertainment which produces film, music and theatre projects. Among many film projects, he wrote his musical The Curtain and produced a full-cast CD recording. He created his original musical Junk! The Musical which premiered at The Vancouver Fringe Festival in 2014. This became The Music of Junk, a touring musical theatre show composed of invented original instruments built from recycled materials. In 2018 Paul released his solo music CD recording The Letter on which he performs his original folk rock songs.