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Paul Cater Deaton: Home Port

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WRITER * PRODUCER * DIRECTOR * CAMERA

Paul Cater Deaton is a respected Writer, Producer, Director, and Director of Photography, from aerial to underwater cinematography. Based in the Virgin Islands, he is known as a resourceful production fixer all over the Caribbean and other parts of the world. The scope of production of his Global Discovery Group includes TV programming, documentaries, music videos, commercials, and more. PCD is a popular public speaker and Master of Ceremonies, and is co-founder of the Reef Renaissance Film Festival. He recently released Showdown at Tiger Beach, which has screened at some of the most prestigious SCUBA film festivals in the world. It also earned "Best Documentary Short" at the Martinique International Film Festival, and Texas Ultimate Shorts Film Festival.

CURRENT PROJECTS: Paul has been accepted as a full member of the Television Academy. He is excited at the prospect of participating in such Academy activities as selecting Emmy Award winners. In addition, his recent TEDx Talk on shark protection and conservation, "The Only Good Shark," received rave reviews.

Click Here for PCD-Keynote for Paul as a Speaker and Master of Ceremonies!

Click Here for Reef Renaissance Film Festival

"It is not the critic that counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, and comes short again and again because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement. And at worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat." Theodore Roosevelt – 1910

"Inspection" Photo by Paul Cater Deaton

About the Photo: PCD captured this shot of inquisitive whale sharks in the waters off Oslob, in the Philippines, during production of Bethlehem in the Bohol Sea.