Paul Trijbits - Executive Producer | Ruby Films

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WHY SHOULD YOU LISTEN TO HIM…? Because he’s got a credit list as long as your arm of critically acclaimed, commercially successful and multi award winning films.


After a six year tenure as Head of the New Cinema Fund at the UK Film Council and having previously established a close working relationship with Alison Owen on ROSEANNA'S GRAVE and THE YOUNG AMERICANS, Paul Trijbits joined Ruby Films in 2007 as partner and executive producer managing Ruby's extensive slate of film and television projects.

Paul has executive produced a number of critically and financially successful British feature films, such as Paul Greengrass’ BLOODY SUNDAY, Peter Mullan’s THE MAGDALENE SISTERS, Ken Loach’s THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY, Kevin Macdonald’s TOUCHING THE VOID and Andrea Arnold’s RED ROAD.

Previous producer credits include: Richard Stanley‘s HARDWARE and Danny Cannon’s THE YOUNG AMERICANS.  The films have won major awards at leading festivals in the last five years, including the Golden Palm at Cannes, the Golden Bear at Berlin, the Golden Lion at Venice, BAFTA Best British Film, Toronto Discovery and the Sundance Audience Award.

Paul executive produced Andrea Arnold’s FISHTANK, which competed in official Competition in Cannes last year, Oliver Hirschbiegel’s FIVE MINUTES OF HEAVEN, winner Best Director and Best Screenplay Sundance ‘09, and Andrea Levy’s SMALL ISLAND.

Recently completed at Ruby are TAMARA DREWE,(Official Selection Cannes 2010, Out of Competition) directed by Stephen Frears, CHATROOM (Official Selection Cannes 2010, Un Certain Regard) directed by Hideo Nakata (RINGU).  Currently in post-production are JANE EYRE, directed by Cary Fukunaga (SIN NOMBRE) and TOAST, written by Lee Hall (BILLY ELLIOT), and starring Helena Bonham-Carter and Freddie Highmore.