Paul Zimic (Producer, Battlejoy Inc.) began his work in the movie business at the age of 14 working as an usher in his hometown movie theatre. Moving to Toronto his first job was an advertising media buyer for Twentieth Century Fox. Over the next 10 years, Paul enriched his passion for movies in the sales and marketing departments of Alliance Independent Films, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, Playback, CBC and Juice Worldwide. Born with a sense of adventure, Paul formed Grindstone Media, where he distributed many films and co-created and produced film and TV projects including: THE BABY FORMULA (2008), GRIM SWEEPERS (2010), DOWNTIME WITH BIZNASTY (2011) and the feature documentaries NEVER ENOUGH (2014) and THE WOMAN WHO LOVES GIRAFFES (2018). In 2020, Paul relaunched Grindstone as Battlejoy with a slate of new projects and a focus on production and marketing. Paul is a dedicated board member of the Anne Innis Dagg Foundation, promoting the protection and conservation of wildlife and biodiversity.