J. Neil Schulman

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J. Neil Schulman
Born (1953-04-16) April 16, 1953 (age 61)
Forest Hills, New York
Occupation novelist, filmmaker, actor, journalist, composer, publisher.
Nationality American
Period 20th-century, 21st-century.
Genres Libertarian science fiction, comedy.

www.jneilschulman.com

Joseph Neil Schulman (born April 16, 1953 in Forest Hills, Queens, U.S.[1]) is a novelist who wrote Alongside Night (published 1979) and The Rainbow Cadenza (published 1983) which both received the Prometheus Award, a libertarian science fiction award. His third novel, Escape from Heaven, was also a finalist for the 2002 Prometheus Award. In addition, Schulman is the author of nine other books currently in print, including a short story collection, Nasty, Brutish, and Short Stories, Stopping Power: Why 70 Million Americans Own Guns, and The Robert Heinlein Interview and Other Heinleiniana.[2][3]

He is writer of the Twilight Zone episode "Profile in Silver", first broadcast on CBS March 7, 1986.

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Schulman was the writer, director, executive producer (along with Nichelle Nichols) of the movie, Lady Magdalene's[4] which was produced by Schulman's own company Jesulu Productions. The movie won three film-festival awards: "Best Cutting Edge Film" at the 2008 San Diego Film Festival,[5] "Audience Choice – Feature-Length Narrative Film" at the 2008 Cinema City International Film Festival held on the Universal Hollywood Citywalk,[6] and "Special Jury Prize for Libertarian Ideals" at the 2011 Anthem Film Festival/FreedomFest held at Bally's Las Vegas.[7] The full movie is currently available on YouTube.[8]

In 2013 Schulman completed production on a feature-film of Alongside Night.[9]

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