Paul Donatelli is a native Californian who attended Loyola Marymount University and received his B.A. in Film Production in 2003. Thereafter, he served in Bangladesh as a Peace Corps volunteer for two years, teaching English and producing two documentaries for local development organizations as well as one for the Peace Corps program. His documentary, entitled Amra: Child Labor in Bangladesh, was shown in several European countries and at a worldwide Peace Corps conference in the Philippines. In the past few years he has also worked in rural Africa managing mobile camps and at a Bay Area non-profit coordinating foreign exchange student programs. He recently graduated from Stanford University's M.F.A. program in Documentary Film and Video. While at Stanford, he directed and collaborated on several short films that have been shown at film festivals around the country, including the Ashland Independent Film Festival, Seattle Independent Film Festival, and Silverdocs.