Paul Shapcott
Stunt Coordinator

Casting Details
Height: 188cm
Chest: 114cm
Waist: 91cm
Shoe Size: US 12
Hair Color: Blond

Contact Details
Email: paulshapcott@mac.com
Cell: +64 21 999 688 (NZ)
Cell: +44 7407 612514 (UK)
Location: UK/NZ

Recent Credits
TV: The Shannara Chronicles - Stunt Coordinator 2015
TV: Game of Thrones: Season 5 - Ass. Stunt Co-ord/Fight Choreographer 2014 (Ire)
FF: The Book of Exodus - Stunt Performer 2013
FF: Hercules: The Legend Begins - Asst. Stunt Coordinator 2013
FF: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Asst. Stunt Coordinator 2011-2012
FF: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Asst. Stunt Coordinator 2011-2012
FF: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Asst. Stunt Coordinator 2011-2012
FF: Yogi Bear – Additional Stunt Coordinator – Splinter Unit 2010
FF: Life’s a Riot – Stunt/Fight Coordinator 2008
FF: Aliens in the Attic – Stunt Coordinator 2008
FF: Underworld: Rise of the Lycans – Assistant Stunt Coordinator 2008
FF: Push – Stunt Performer 2007
FF: Prince Caspian – Assistant Stunt Coordinator 2007
FF: 30 Days of Night – Assistant Stunt Coordinator 2006
FF: The Water Horse – Stunt Dbl/Performer 2006
FF: The DaVinci Code – Stunt Dbl 2005 (UK/France)
FF: Legend of Zorro – Assistant Stunt Coordinator 2004 (Mexico)
FF: The Water Giant – Stunt Coordinator 2004
FF: Alexander – Stunt Performer 2003/2004 (Morocco/Thailand)
FF: The Last Samurai – Stunt Performer 2003
FF: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy – Stunt Rigger 1999-2000
SF: XBOX: Ryse Son of Rome - Stunt Coordinator 2013
TVF: Avalon High – Co-Stunt Coordinator 2010
TVF: Ice – Assistant Stunt Coordinator 2009
TV: Spartacus: War of the Damned – Stunt Coordinator 2012
TV: This is not my Life – Stunt Coordinator 2009
TV: Spartacus: Gods of the Arena – Stunt Coordinator 2010
TV: Spartacus: Blood and Sand – Additional Stunt Coordinator/Stunt Performer 2009
TV: Legend of the Seeker: Seasons 1 & 2 – Stunt Performer/Rigger 2009
TV: Hercules: The Legendary Journeys: 7 Seasons – Stunt Dbl/Performer 1993-1999
TV: Xena: Warrior Princess: 6 Seasons – Stunt Dbl/Performer 1994-1999


Capabilities
Fight Choreography
Accurate Budgeting
Risk Management & Safety
Stunt Rigging
Oriental/European Weaponry
Japanese Kendo & Kenjitsu
Chinese Kung Fu
Horse Work – All Aspects
High Falls
Fire Burns
Air Rams
Harness/Wire/Ratchet Work
Rock Climbing/Abseiling
Snow Skiing

Qualifications and Training
Qualified SGNZ Stunt Coordinator
PADI Advanced Dive Certificate
NZQA Certificate in Applied Work Practice – including
- NZQA Fall Arrest Systems Certificate
- NZQA Fire Safety Certificate
- NZQA Hazard ID & Risk Assessment Certificate
- NZQA Safety Observer Certificate
- NZQA Advanced Driver Handling Certificate
- NZQA Elevated Work Platform Certificate
- NZQA First Aid Certificate
- NZQA Crane Operations Course (Dogmans Ticket)
- NZQA Workplace Safety Certificate

Additional Details
Founding SGNZ President 2000
SGNZ President 2001 – 2003, 2010
SGNZ Grading Panel Member
Member British Stunt Register


SGNZ Stunt Coordinator additional information. 
This member has attained the Level 5 ‘Stunt Coordinator’ grading with the Stunt Guild of New Zealand and is deemed suitably experienced to be totally responsible for all stunt work on a project from planning to execution and can be contracted as an ‘Head Of Department’ Stunt Coordinator.