Paul de Silva

Producer and media manager
Country of origin: 

Dr Paul de Silva (*1950) is an award-winning screen media writer/director/producer, and educator, with extensive experience working for broadcast media, government, educational and community organizations, in intercultural communication, and new project development in the cultural industries sector. He is the Co-Director of the International Diaspora Film Festival based in Toronto. 

He was a Human Rights Officer with Ontario Human Rights Commission and a broadcast journalist and producer with the CBC and worked as a Audio/Visual Producer with the United Nations Environment Commission in New York and Nairobi, Kenya.  He has a PhD from the York – Ryerson Joint Programme in Communications and Culture. His areas of academic research interest and practice are the cultural politics and the political economy of screen media industries and the social and economic factors affecting post-colonial societies.


16.02.2023 to 26.02.2023
23.08.2012 to 03.09.2012
18.08.2011 to 28.08.2011