Paul Taylor works out of Los Angeles and has been teaching Steadicam workshops for the better part of his 25+ years in the motion picture and television industry. In addition to Steadicam operating his career path includes working as an award-winning editor, director of photography and 3D stereographer.

His multi faceted entertainment industry background has given him the tools to create an advanced Steadicam workshop unlike any other. The unique teaching methods he developed and the comprehensive production information he shares have proved invaluable to the careers of almost a thousand Steadicam operators.

He has contributed Steadicam shots to motion pictures such as: Adaptation, That Thing You Do, Virtuosity and Being John Malkovich.

Commercials such as:  Coca-Cola, DKNY, Levis, Clairol, McDonalds and Nike.

Television shows include:  House MD, NYPD Blue, Star Trek–TNG,  Nip&Tuck, Cold Case.

Music videos include:  Michael Jackson, Bjork, Macy Gray, Keith Urban, Usher, Rihanna, Adam Levine and Lady Gaga.

Specialty work includes IMAX films and stereoscopic 3D motion pictures.


From one of Paul’s students:

“Coming to the workshop was one of the best decisions I made.  Paul Taylor was great.”

– Sena Amengor, Sarasota, FL