Paul Prince is the CEO and Founding Partner of international production company, The Sweet Shop, which was founded in New Zealand, 2001. In 2007, Australian B&T named Paul the ‘Australian Media Person of the Year’. Paul was Co–Chairman of the Australasian Writers and Art Directors Guild from 2003 to 2007.
The Sweet Shop has been recognized many times: In 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2015 noted by Creativity/AdAge as one of the Top Production Companies Globally; in 2006, 2010 and every year in a row from 2012 – 2016 named New Zealand Production Company of the Year. The Gunn Report listed The Sweet Shop as one of the Top Most Awarded Production Companies in the World in 2014 and 2015 respectively. The Sweet Shop Directors have picked up every accolade from such prestigious institutions as Cannes, Sundance, The Berlin Film Festival and every major advertising show around the world.
The Sweet Shop has offices in London, Los Angeles, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok and Auckland New Zealand.