(written from a Production point of view)
Paguia is skilled in wire work, high falls, fight work, parkour/ free running, and studied stunt driving under Rick Seaman. He was a member of the Boston University Division I Diving Team, the Philippine National Diving Team, and studied Monkey Form Kung Fu. Paguia coordinated his own work in a television commercial for Krups, in which he played a Ninja.
Prior to Star Trek, Paguia performed stunts as one of the Infected in the horror thriller I Am Legend (2007), alongside Salli Elise Richardson, April Grace, and fellow Star Trek performers Kimberly Shannon Murphy and Paradox Pollack; also under assistant stunt coordinator Joey Box.
Among the feature films he filmed in 2007/ 2008 are the thriller Manslaughter, the comedy College Road Trip, the comedy What Happens in Vegas... (with Michelle Krusiec and also with stunts by Kimberly Shannon Murphy), Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (with stunts by Shauna Duggins, Jon Braver, Lauro Chartrand, Kevin Derr, and Gary Wayton), and Tom Tykwer's thriller The International, again with Kimberly Shannon Murphy.