H. Paul Moon


Film Projects

Public bio

H. Paul Moon is a filmmaker based in Washington, D.C. His work focuses on music and visual art documentary profiles. He also creates experimental films of cities, landscapes and contemporary dance. He teaches courses on documentary editing to emerging filmmakers, and manages a network of online communities at that keeps pace with newest camera technologies, lately virtual reality. His body of work includes short and feature-length documentaries, dance films, and experimental cinema, regularly featured at film festivals worldwide. He worked as a small camera specialist for a Paramount feature film starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, and as cinematographer for director Josephine Decker’s film in "collective:unconscious." His recent films include "Sitka: A Piano Documentary," about the craftsmanship of Steinway pianos, and "Quartet for the End of Time," about Olivier Messiaen’s transcendent wartime composition. He has just completed a feature-length documentary about the life and music of American composer Samuel Barber, and is currently finishing another documentary feature about Western folklife, cowboy poetry, and the American frontier.