D u g D a l e

  • Recent credits:
  • Above & Beyond:  Giving Up The Day Job - Live at The Hollywood Bowl
  • Royal Blood: Live From The House of Vans
  • U2 Live. MTV European Music Awards 2017
  • Sam Smith: The Thrill of it All Live
  • MTV Video Music Awards 2017 (Remote performances)
  • Apple Music Festival 10
  • The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé! : A Trip Across Latin America (Blu Ray & Theatrical release)
  • Lenny Kravitz 'Just Let Go' (Showtime DVD / Blu Ray & Theatrical release)
  • Adele- When We Were Young (Live at the Church) Music Video
  • Grammy nomination- Best Music Film. Coldplay: Ghost Stories.
  • Grammy nomination- Best Music Film Coldplay ‘Live 2012’ (DVD Blu Ray & Theatrical release)




Multiple Grammy nominated Paul Dugdale is a 36 year old filmmaker based in London. He studied at Central Saint Martins School of Art. His passion for music and film has led him to write and direct documentaries and concert films for some of the world's biggest artists including;  Adele, Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, U2 and The Rolling Stones. Dugdale is also experienced in both pre recorded and live to air television broadcasts.

Dugdale is freelance 

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Dugdale is best know for writing and directing high profile music films and documentaries.

Theatrical and DVD/ BluRay releases include:

Adele Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Coldplay 'Live 2012'

Coldplay 'Ghost Stories'

The Rolling Stones 'Sweet Summer Sun'

The Rolling Stones 'Olé! Olé! Olé!'

The Rolling Stones 'Sticky Fingers'

The Rolling Stones 'Havana Moon'

ELO 'Wembley or Bust'

The Prodigy 'Worlds on Fire'

Ed Sheeran 'Jumpers for Goalposts'

Lenny Kravitz 'Just Let Go'

One Direction 'This is Us'

One Direction 'Where we Are'

Dugdale has worked closely with a host of brands to create commercials and branded content for multiple broadcast platforms.

They include:

Apple Music

'Red Bull Future Underground' 3 nights of concert parties at a secret underground location in central London. 

Red Bull Primavera Sound 2016 Festival coverage

The London transmission of the first ever Youtube Awards from Abbey Road London. 

‘Red Bull Revolutions In Sound’ saw 32 artists performing in the iconic London Eye, creating 30 simultaneous clubs for 1 landmark night of world beating dance music. It beat the world record previously held by the Olympics 2012 for most live streams broadcast in history. 

A multi camera commercial for ‘Hello Bank’ / BNP Paribas, saw Dugdale shoot in Prague with world renowned conductor Libor Pesek for a technologically ground breaking multimedia project creating an orchestra out of phones and tablets.

He has also directed films and commercials for a number of other brands including:

Levis, Adidas, Guinness, ASOS, Ray-Ban, Lyle and Scott, Blackberry, and AMEX 


Dugdale works shooting both live to air and pre recorded television broadcasts. Music specials, Award shows, Festivals, Comedy and chat shows.

Dugdale has directed performance shoots for a whole host of artists. They include: 

The Rolling Stones, U2, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Florence and the Machine, Coldplay, Elton John, Sam Smith, Haim, Above and Beyond, Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Robbie Williams, Kendrick Lamar, Calvin Harris, One Direction, Mumford and Sons, Justin Bieber, Mark Ronson, Public Enemy, Rihanna, The Prodigy, The Killers, Bon Jovi, ELO, ASAP Rocky, Duran Duran, Chic, Grand Master Flash, The Horrors, The Kills, David Guetta, Pulp, The Maccabees, Noel Gallagher, Erick Morillo, Kasabian, Bobby Womak, Skrillex and many many more


- Double nomination 2018 Broadcast Awards. Best Music Programme. The Rolling Stones 'Olé! Olé! Olé!' and Harry Styles: 'Behind the Record'

- Double nomination UK Music Awards 2017 Best Live Coverage Haim : Behind the Record. The Rolling Stones Olé! Olé! Olé!

- Q Magazine Awards 2017: Best Music film. Nomination. The Rolling Stones Havana Moon.

- NME Awards 2017: Best Music film. Nomination. The Rolling Stones Havana Moon.

- Double nomination Broadcast Magazine Awards 2017 Best Music Programme. Ed Sheeran 'Jumpers for Goalposts' and Lenny Kravitz 'Just Let Go'

- The 57th Grammy awards 2015. Best Music Film. Nominee. ‘Coldplay Ghost Stories’
- Broadcast Magazine Awards 2015 Best Music Programme: ‘Coldplay Ghost Stories’ WINNER
- Double nomination Broadcast Magazine Awards 2015 Best Music Programme. Coldplay ‘Ghost Stories- The Film’ and The Rolling Stones ‘Sweet Summer Sun - Hyde Park Live’
- Double nomination UK Music Awards 2014 Best Live Coverage. Coldplay ‘Ghost Stories- The Film’ and The Rolling Stones ‘Sweet Summer Sun - Hyde Park Live’ 

- ‘Best Live Music Coverage’ UK Music Video Awards 2015. Lenny Kravitz. 'Just Let Go' WINNER

- ‘Best Live Music Coverage’ UK Music Video Awards 2015. Mumford and Sons. Hospital Sessions. Nomination

- The 56th Grammy awards 2014. Best Music Film. Nominee. ‘Coldplay Live 2012’ 

- Royal Television Society Craft and Design. Award for Multi-camera work. Adele ‘Live at The Royal Albert Hall.’ WINNER
- BAFTA. Best Sport / Live event. Nominee. 'Glastonbury 2013'
- ‘Best Live Music Coverage’ UK Music Video Awards. Winner. The Prodigy ‘Worlds on Fire’
- ‘Best Live Music Coverage’ UK Music Video Awards. Nominee, 4 times. 2009 ‘The Prodigy’, 2010 ‘The Prodigy’, 2011 ‘Jessie J’, 2012 ‘The Jo Whiley Show’
- Broadcast Awards 2014. ‘Best Music Programme’ Winner Glastonbury 2013
- Broadcast Awards 2013. ‘Best Music Programme’ Highly Commended ‘House Party’
- Guild of television Cameramen Award for Excellence 2013. Winner. ‘Coldplay Live 2012’
- Music Week Award ‘Best Television program featuring music.’ Nominee. ‘The Jo Whiley Music Show.’
- Music Producers Guild Awards. ‘Best Live Production of the year.’ Nominee. ‘Adele Live at The Royal Albert Hall.‘
- The campaign for ‘ASOS’ by BBH that Dugdale contributed to, was an award winner at this year's prestigious British Arrow Awards.

Dugdale works freelance worldwide