Paul Copley

British Actor

Downton Abbey


Downton Abbey

A New Era


King Lear


The Sound of Music Live






At the Fastnet Film Festival, a festival of short films held in Cork 22nd - 26th May 2024, director Thom Petty was there to receive the award for Best International Film.
Paul plays Howard, Ian Gelder plays Joseph.
Thom dedicated the award to the hugely talented and much missed Ian.

The Infectious Imagination of Henry Bramble

The Infectious Imagination of Henry Bramble

This fantasy adventure short film, on YouTube since Jan 2024, written and directed by Derek Boyes - - has been a multi award winner at film festivals since its release in 2021. It’s young star Archie Lyndhurst, only 9 years old during filming in 2011, won Best Actor at Children’s IFF Wales in 2022. Paul plays retired judge and aspiring writer, stuffy Great Uncle Geoffrey.

L.A. Shorts, USA - Official Selection in Competition 2021
Sitges, Spain? - Official Selection in Competition 2021
CineMagic, Northern Ireland - Official Selection 2021
L.A. Children's IFF, USA - Official Selection 2022
Ramsgate, UK - Winner: Best UK Short 2022
Folkestone, UK - Winner: Best Storyline 2022

Wild Indie, UK - Winner: Best Children's Film 2022, Winner: Best Poster Design 2022, Runner Up: Best Screenplay 2022, Honorary Mention: Best Sound/Score 2022, Honorary Mention: Best Production Design 2022

Semana Viva El Cine, Argentina - Official Selection 2022

Fargo-Moorhead Kids Fantastic FF, USA - Official Selection in Competition 2022
Children's IFF Wales - Winner: Best Of The Fest, Winner: Best Actor (Archie Lyndhurst)
Inward Eye FF, UK - Official Selection in Competition 2022
Borrego Springs, USA - Official Selection in Competition 2023
FantaSci, USA - Winner: Best Fantasy Film 2023
Nenagh Children's Film Festival, Ireland - Second Place: Best Actor 2023 (Paul Copley)
North East IFF, UK - Official Selection in Competition 2023

Delfilm/Hopscotch Films/Screen South © 2021

Poppy Day

Poppy Day

The short film ‘Poppy Day’, written and directed by Justin Edgar for 104 Films, is now in post production. Paul plays the character of David.



In Berlin, Ticker was 1 of the 8 out of 150 British Shorts to be nominated for the Jury Prize.
As an Official Selection of London Short Film Festival it was screened at the Curzon Soho on 26th January where directors, including Thom Petty were invited to introduce their film.
Ticker will screen at the Manchester International Film Festival 2024 on 23rd March.
Ticker is available to stream on Channel 4.