About Paul Morphos
The film Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical, a filmed version of the Broadway smash musical which he produced, became the highest grossing US event film of any kind and continued its success with a long run on Netflix.
Recent productions also include Paul McCartney: Live at Grand Central, a live concert with the legendary Beatle that was seen worldwide, U2 at the Apollo, a film about the band’s first performance at the legendary Apollo Theater, Play Ball: AC/DC at Wrigley Field, and the Netflix Series Once In a Lifetime Sessions. All of these productions were shot with the “cine style” cameras in a multi cam configuration, a format that he helped pioneer. In addition, he recently produced Kanye West at the Oculus for Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Paul Morphos was Co-Producer on Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away, a 3D theatrical feature for Cirque du Soleil with James Cameron as Executive Producer. Directed by Andrew Adamson (from the Shrek and Narnia franchises) the film opened to wide theatrical release on December 21, 2012. He also produced The Black Eyed Peas: The E.N.D. World Tour in 3D for release in the Regal Cinemas.
Other major television productions include: Elton John – The Red Piano for NBC, Emmy Award winning Barry Manilow: Music and Passion, High School Musical – The Concert for Disney Channel, The Cheetah Girls In Concert also for Disney Channel, Jim Brickman at the Magic Kingdom for PBS, Sarah Brightman – The Harem Tour, Cirque du Soliel – La Nouba for Bravo, Cirque du Solei – KA for GDF, and Celine Dion - A New Day for Sony and After New Year's Eve with David Sanborn for ABC. PJM Productions has also partnered with Steam Motion and Sound and some of the leading advertising agencies in New York to shoot commercials and promos for over 30 Broadway shows.
Paul Morphos has also been active in producing benefit concerts including the Emmy nominated The Concert for New York the gala benefit at Madison Square Garden for the victims of 9/11 and We Are The World 25-3D directed by Oscar winner Paul Haggis to benefit the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. He has worked as a Writer/Producer on numerous Network comedy, music and variety shows including Seriously, Phil Collins for CBS, New Year’s Eve Live from the Hard Rock Café also for CBS, and The Fox New Year’s Eve Special.
Paul Morphos graduated from Princeton University and holds a Master's Degree from The Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Pennsylvania.