Paul Crowder is a former UK musician turned movie editor and director with a
unique voice. Following the critical success of Stacy Peralta’s documentary
Dogtown and Z Boys (Audience Favorite and Best Director at Sundance 2001,
and Best Documentary at the 2002 Independent Spirit Awards), Crowder edited Peralta’s Riding Giants, garnering the 2004 A.C.E. Eddie for Best Edited Documentary.
He made his directorial debut with Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos (written by Mark Monroe) and co-directed and edited the
Grammy nominated Amazing Journey Story of the WHO. He directed & edited the acclaimed films, Last Play at Shea (2009) and 1:Life On The Limit (2013). He also edited Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Dave Grohl’s directorial debut Sound City. Most recently he completed Ron Howard’s Eight Days A Week as editor and executive producer
and is currently an executive producer and editor of Ron Howard’s latest documentary, Pavarotti.