J. Neil Schulman
- J. Neil Schulman should not be confused with fellow Prometheus Award winner, L. Neil Smith
|J. Neil Schulman|
|Born||Joseph Neil Schulman
April 16, 1953
Forest Hills, New York
|Occupation||Novelist, filmmaker, actor, journalist, composer, publisher.|
|Genre||Libertarian science fiction, comedy.|
Joseph Neil Schulman (born April 16, 1953) is an American 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.
Schulman was born in Forest Hills, Queens. He 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.
Schulman is author of:
- Self Control Not Gun Control (Synapse-Centurion, 1995; Pulpless.Com 1999)
- Profile in Silver and Other Screenwritings (Pulpless.Com, 1999)
- The Frame of the Century? (Pulpless.Com, 1999)
- The Heartmost Desire (Pulpless.Com, 2013)
- Unchaining the Human Heart -- A Revolutionary Manifesto (Pulpless.Com, 2017)
- I Met God -- God without Religion, Scripture, or Faith (Pulpless.Com, 2017)
- Atheist to Believer (Pulpless.Com, 2017)
- J. Neil Schulman's The Book of Words (Pulpless.Com, 2017)
Schulman was the writer, director, executive producer (along with Nichelle Nichols) of the movie, Lady Magdalene's 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 Black Film Festival, "Audience Choice – Feature-Length Narrative Film" at the 2008 Cinema City International Film Festival held on the Universal Hollywood Citywalk, and "Special Jury Prize for Libertarian Ideals" at the 2011 Anthem Film Festival/FreedomFest held at Bally's Las Vegas.
In 2013 Schulman completed production on a feature-film of Alongside Night, starring Kevin Sorbo, Jake Busey, Tim Russ, Garrett Wang, Mara Marini, and Gary Graham. The movie premiered in 2014 and had a limited theatrical release. It was released for streaming on iTunes, Amazon Video and Amazon Prime and as a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack. The film is rated 2.7 out of 5 on Amazon .
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- Alongside Night (2014) on IMDb
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