Paul graduated in Production Design from The National Film and Television School in the UK.
He started his film career on Sir Richard Attenborough’s 'CHAPLIN' starring Robert Downey Jr.
Working on over thirty film projects, Paul has progressed through the art department,
on such films as 'SHADOWLANDS', 'THE FIFTH ELEMENT', 'MUNICH' and three BOND movies.
Kirby was Art Director on 'BATMAN BEGINS', 'PHANTOM OF THE OPERA',
'THE FOUR FEATHERS', 'CAPTAIN AMERICA' and 'WRATH OF THE TITANS'.
Paul's Production Design credits include Lee Tamahori’s 'THE DEVIL’S DOUBLE', Matthew Vaughan’s 'KINGSMAN THE SECRET SERVICE', James Watkin's 'THE TAKE' (aka Bastille Day), Paul Greengrass' 'GREEN ZONE', 'CAPTAIN PHILLIPS' and 'JASON BOURNE'.
He has recently completed shooting on Eli Roth's 'DEATH WISH'.
Paul has earned four nominations with The Art Director’s Guild of America ‘Excellence in Production Design,’
for his work on 'BATMAN BEGINS', 'PHANTOM OF THE OPERA', 'CAPTAIN AMERICA' and 'CAPTAIN PHILLIPS'.
He was awarded 'Best Production Design' at the British Film Designers Guild awards in 2013, for his work on 'CAPTAIN PHILLIPS'.