Paul Jensen | Game Design Faculty | Vancouver Film School


Paul Jensen

Creative Writing, Interactive Writing, Machinima

A five-time "Instructor of the Year" and "Best Course" at VFS winner, Paul's commitment and passion for cinema and the visual arts has labeled him a 'walking encyclopedia' of classic, modern, Hollywood, and foreign films.

Paul has worked on independent film projects, as well as in the local film industry. He has credits as Producer, Writer, Director, Editor, and Actor for companies like Rogers TV, Knowledge Network, Caprice Entertainment, MMM Film Finance International, and Hybrid Films. His work as a Story Editor has helped him pursue his own writing and directing career. His horror script Ravenswood is currently under option with Hybrid Films. He also gained experience as 2nd Assistant Director and Assistant Editor on the feature-length film Sweet Amerika.

Paul has branched out into the Games industry and worked with Vancouver-based video game company BigPark, Microsoft in the conceptualization and development of stories for XBox Live games. Invited to the University of Tec de Monterrey in Guadalajara, Mexico as an Academic Leader, Paul presented a workshop covering Storytelling for Film & Video Games. Take a look at his interviews on Personal Experiences, Interactive Narrative & Machinima, and The Future of Video Games.

A Founder and Master of Ceremonies of The Vancouver Club's Film Club, Paul holds lecture-based film events on a monthly basis. For more of Paul's thoughts on cinema, and his film reviews, check out his official website