Our focus has been with genre, thriller and horror subjects starting out. We produce short films, music videos, and promotional materials. In early 2016 we will embark on an ambitious Feature Film.

  • Malevolence

    A detective arrives at the scene of a grisly murder to find a mysterious young boy who may know more than he is letting on.

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  • Aperture

    A photographer begins to lose his grip on both his family and sanity after mysterious images show up within his developed photographs.

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  • The El Chupugcabra

    Despite the insane warnings around them, a young family decides to adopt a pug with a supposed evil streak.

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  • Bishop Takes Queen

    Our 2014 Fantastic Fest Bumper.

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  • Human Play

    A story of friendship, love, and fulfilling dreams, set against the backdrop of a competitive petanque tournament. Starring genre legend Lance Henriksen.

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  • Honor Student

    A middle-aged woman with nothing left to give meanders through a day just like any other, or so she thought.

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  • Pre-Teen Anderson's Magnolia

    Our 2015 Fantastic Fest Bumper.

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  • Camera Obscura

    Feature Film shooting this spring in Louisiana.
    A Photojournalist suffering from PTSD returns home from Iraq and finds himself struggling to keep his sanity and family intact.

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  • Unannounced Short Form Experimental Project

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Ravenous Monster Interview with Aaron B. Koontz

Aaron B. Koontz was interviewed by Ravenous Monster, they talked about our backgrounds, inspirations, and what the future has in store for Paper Street Pictures.

Check Out the Gritty Trailer for Aperture from Paper Street Pictures

Horror Asylum shows off our trailer for 'Aperture' and teases our upcoming feature 'Camera Obscura'.

Les Miles to play police officer in upcoming indie movie

Sports Illustrated profiles LSU Head Football Coach Les Miles' involvement in our upcoming feature film 'Camera Obscura'.

Lights Camera Austin Interview with Aaron B. Koontz

Aaron was interviewed by Lights Camera Austin about 'Honor Student', Hill Country Film Festival, and out upcoming feature film 'Camera Obscura'.

Rockies Horror Picture Show

Aaron was interviewed after our World Premiere of 'Honor Student' in Telluride.

Film Freak Central - MHHFF 13: Shorts Program #4

A Great write-up and review from Film Freak Central after our world premiere at the Mile High Horror Film Festival in Colorado for 'The EL Chupugcabra'.

Blacktooths Top 15 Shorts of 2013

Horror Society named 'The El Chupugcabra' one of their top short films of 2013!

  • We believe in film, the beauty of story-telling, the subtlety of rich characters and *maybe* a little blood in the process.

About Us

To tell our stories through pictures, preferably 24 or so of these per second.

´╗┐Founded in April 2012, Paper Street Pictures is a unique amalgam of creative individuals working together to create visually stimulating productions across the Austin film landscape.

Aaron B. Koontz

President & Founder

Aaron serves as the primary Writer, Producer, Director, and Editor for Paper Street's productions. A former Producer at Universal Studios Florida and Full Sail grad, Aaron has over a decade of experience in the entertainment industry with over two dozen credits to his name. This includes Executive Producer of the horror feature 'Starry Eyes' that debuted at SXSW 2014.

Cameron Burns

Producing Partner

Cameron is a Film School graduate of Full Sail University. He has worked various crew positions on multiple Central Florida productions, and has co-written several screenplays. Since Paper Street's inception Cameron has served as a co-writer on all Paper Street productions, as well as Producer, Assistant Director, Production Manager, and Casting Director.

Alex Euting

Producing Partner

Alex graduated from Washington State University (Go Cougs!) with a focus on Film, Theatre, and TV Production. He directed several award-winning short films, including the action/comedy 'Justice Never Reloads'. A Jack of all Trades, Alex has served as a Producer, Writer, VFX Supervisor, Stunts Coordinator, Second Unit Director, and Editor on Paper Street productions.

Shawn Talley

Producing Partner

The newest addition to the Paper Street team, Shawn is also a fellow Film School graduate of Full Sail University who's worked in production and multimedia for the last twelve years. Along with handling much of the company's marketing and social media presence, Shawn serves as a Producer and Production Manager on all Paper Street productions.

Contact Us

Actors, Crew, Musicians, Fellow Filmmakers -- We want to talk to you! Whether it is about how you can work on one of our projects, or how we can work with yours, let us know!

2416 Rick Whinery Dr., Austin, TX 78728
(512) 666-0626

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