Carl Paoli is also a director/, cinematographer/ and editor and one of three partners that who comprise BackPay Pictures, an independent film group. Carl completed his first DV-Film in October 1999 entitled Wicker Park. The film was shot in Chicago using a hand hand-held digital video camera and used entirelyutilized only available light and sound. The film made its screen debut April 5th 5, 2000, at the Chicago Landmark Vic Theater, during a Chicago Community Cinema event. The film received rave reviews and was well received by the audience in attendance.
Carl's Paoli's current project Cotton Mouth, a feature feature-length dark humor/character drama, is in post-production editing in Los Angeles, and was shot in Chicago and on location.
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