Paul Bales

Paul is a partner and the Chief Operating Officer at The Asylum, a production and distribution company based in Burbank, California. The Asylum finances, produces and releases 25 films per year through its direct pipeline to its network of domestic and international partners.

Since its founding in 1997, The Asylum has released more than 500 films and built a library of over 200 original productions, including the top-rated “Sharknado” films. Prior to joining The Asylum, Paul was National Director of SAGIndie, the Screen Actors Guild outreach program for independent producers.