Paul MacGowan’s interest in meditation and Buddhism started as a teenager in the 1970s and his work in video production began in the mid-eighties. He met Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche in 2010 and was inspired by him to produce the film A Joyful Mind (2016), which gives an overview of Mingyur Rinpoche’s teachings on meditation. When Mingyur Rinpoche returned from his four-and-a-half-year wandering retreat in 2015, he told wonderful and inspiring stories that became the basis of the film Wandering . . . But Not Lost. Since its release in 2020, the film has won numerous awards, including Best Documentary and Best Biography Film.