Paddy Murphy – Development Executive, Material
Paddy joined the development team at Tobey Maguire’s Material in early 2013 after working with him on Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby where he worked for the director’s longtime producer and Music Supervisor, Anton Monsted. Before joining Bazmark, Paddy worked for another of the director’s longtime producers and collaborators, Paul Watters.
Early on at Material, Paddy worked closely with Maguire’s producing partner Matthew Plouffe on Edward Zwick’s recently released Pawn Sacrifice starring Maguire as chess icon Bobby Fischer. Paddy also works closely with Head of Development, Christopher Kopp on Material’s project slate. Upcoming releases include Z For Zachariah starring Margot Robbie, Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor and The 5th Wave starring Chloë Grace Moretz and Liev Schreiber. In television, the company is focused on filmmaker driven storytelling and currently has projects in development at Showtime, Amazon, Legendary and Alcon. They are producing bestselling author Greg Iles’ latest novel Natchez Burning at Amazon Studios with Sony Pictures TV. Material is an independently financed company based in Los Angeles and New York.