Paul Wiegard (Australia)
Co-Founder & CEO
Madman Entertainment

Paul Wiegard is co-founder and managing director of Melbourne-based Madman Entertainment. Madman is Australia's leading independent theatrical, home entertainment distribution and rights management company.

Paul Wiegard co-founded Madman Entertainment, a leading independent distribution and rights management company for film and television with offices in Melbourne, Auckland & Berlin, in 1996. 

Madman operates an integrated business structure established on four key commercial pillars: Theatrical Distribution, Physical Media (DVD & Blu Ray), Digital and Ancillary sales. It has 80-plus staff and a turnover of $45 million per annum. Among his many achievements, Paul has executive produced 20+ feature and documentary films. Additionally he is responsible for establishing DocPlay, a dedicated documentary streaming VoD platform.