Steven Paul

Steven Paul (born May 16, 1959) is an American independent film producer, screenwriter, director, actor, and talent manager. He is the chairman, founder and CEO of Crystal Sky Pictures.

Steven Paul
Born (1959-05-16) May 16, 1959 (age 61)
OccupationFilm producer, talent manager, screenwriter, director, actor
TitleChief executive officer of Crystal Sky Pictures
Websitewww.crystalsky.com/about

Life and careerEdit

Paul was born in New York City. His mother, Dorothy Koster Paul, was a casting director, and his father was in the investment business. He began his career as a child actor at the age of 7, and began writing plays when he was 12.[1] At the age of 21 years old, he was the youngest person to ever direct a major studio film with his directorial debut Falling in Love Again, which he also co-wrote and produced.

His producing credits include Never Too Young to Die, The Musketeer, Ghost Rider, Bratz: The Movie, Doomsday, Tekken, Ghost in the Shell, Rambo: Last Blood, and the Baby Geniuses series. He is also actor Jon Voight's manager, and previously managed Gene Wilder, Michael Cimino, and Bob Clark.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Director / WriterEdit

Title Year Functioned as Director(s)
Director Producer Writer Other
Falling in Love Again 1980 Yes Yes Yes No
Slapstick of Another Kind 1982 Yes Yes Yes No
Never Too Young to Die 1986 No Yes Yes No Directed by Gil Bettman
Eternity 1990 Yes Yes Yes No
The Double 0 Kid 1992 No Yes Story No Directed by Dee McLachlan
Hourglass 1995 No Yes Story No Directed by C. Thomas Howell
The Protector 1997 No Yes Story No Directed by Jack Gill
Baby Geniuses 1999 No Yes Story Yes[2] Directed by Bob Clark
A Dog of Flanders 1999 No Executive No Yes[3] Directed by Kevin Brodie
Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 2004 No Yes Story Yes[2] [3] Directed by Bob Clark
Opposite Day 2009 No Yes Story Yes[2] Directed by R. Michael Givens
Chilly Christmas 2012 No Yes No Yes[2] Directed by Gregory Poppen
Baby Geniuses: Baby Squad Investigators 2013 No Yes Yes Yes[2] [3] Directed by Sean McNamara
Dracula: The Dark Prince 2013 No Yes Yes Yes[2] [3] DIrected by Pearry Teo
Baby Geniuses and the Treasures of Egypt 2014 No Yes Yes Yes[2] [3] Directed by Sean McNamara
Tekken 2: Kazuya's Revenge 2014 No Yes Yes Yes[3] Directed by Wych Kaosayananda
A Magic Christmas 2014 No Executive No Yes[2] [3] Directed by R. Michael Givens
A Christmas Eve Miracle 2015 No Yes Story Yes[2] [3] Directed by R. Michael Givens
Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby 2015 No Yes Yes Yes[2] [3] Directed by Sean McNamara
JL Ranch 2016 No Yes Story No Directed by Charles Robert Carner
Surviving the Wild 2018 No Yes Story Yes[2] Directed by Patrick Alessandrin
Orphan Horse 2018 No Yes Story No Directed by Sean McNamara
The Ghost Beyond 2018 No Yes Story No Directed by R. Michael Givens
JL Family Ranch 2 2020 No Yes Story No Directed by Sean McNamara

Producer onlyEdit

Title Year Director Notes
Emanon 1987 Stuart Paul
Fate 1990 Stuart Paul
Bitter Harvest 1993 Duane Clark
Deadly Exposure 1993 Lawrence Mortorff Executive producer
Confessions of a Hitman 1994 Larry Leahy
Huck and the King of Hearts 1994 Michael Keusch
Hail Caesar 1994 Anthony Michael Hall
A Million to Juan 1994 Paul Rodriguez
The Whispering 1995 Gregory Gieras Executive producer
Charlie's Ghost Story 1995 Anthony Edwards
Exit in Red 1996 Yurek Bogayevicz
Bombshell 1997 Paul Wynne
The Modern Adventures of Tom Sawyer 1998 Adam Weissman
The Prince and the Surfer 1999 Arye Gross
Little Insects 2000 Gregory Gieras Executive producer
The Million Dollar Kid 2000 Neil Mandt
The Musketeer 2001 Peter Hyams Executive producer
Julie Walking Home 2002 Agnieszka Holland
Broken 2006 Simon Boyes and Adam Mason
Treasure Island Kids: The Battle of Treasure Island 2006 Gavin Scott
Treasure Island Kids: The Monster of Treasure Island 2006 Michael Hurst
The Legend of Simon Conjurer 2006 Stuart Paul
Ghost Rider 2007 Mark Steven Johnson
The Devil's Chair 2007 Adam Mason Executive producer
Bratz: The Movie 2007 Sean McNamara
Big Stan 2007 Rob Schneider Executive producer
Doomsday 2008 Neil Marshall
Tekken 2010 Dwight H. Little
Down the Shore 2011 Harold Guskin Executive producer
Pizza Man 2011 Joe Eckardt
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 2011 Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor
The Forger 2012 Lawrence Roeck Executive producer
Beyond 2012 Josef Rusnak
Robosapien: Rebooted 2013 Sean McNamara
Wolves 2014 David Hayter Executive producer
The Final Song 2014 Stuart Paul
Amazing Ape 2016 Juliano Brotman Executive producer
Madtown 2016 Charles Moore
Smoking Guns 2016 Savvas Michael
AmStarDam 2016 Lee and Wayne Lennox
Dwelling 2016 Kyle Mecca
Security 2017 Alain DesRochers
Pottersville 2017 Seth Henrikson
Ghost in the Shell 2017 Rupert Sanders
Reverse Heaven 2018 Stuart Paul
Dr. Jekyll Better Hide 2019 Stuart Paul
Red Devil 2019 Savvas D. Michael Executive producer
Tribal Get Out Alive 2020 Matt Routledge

ActorEdit

Title Year Role Notes
Happy Birthday, Wanda June 1971 Paul Ryan
Falling in Love Again 1980 Stan the Con (1940's)
Slapstick of Another Kind 1982 Air Force One 'Ensign'
Emanon 1987 TV Director
Eternity 1990 Stage Manager
The Double 0 Kid 1992 Room Service Bellman
The Million Dollar Kid 2000 TV Anchor
Urusei Yatsura: Only You 2003 Chibi (voice) English-language version
Urusei Yatsura 3: Remember My Love 2003
Urusei Yatsura 4: Lum the Forever 2004
Urusei Yatsura: The Final Chapter 2004 Additional voices
Urusei Yatsura: Always My Darling 2005 Chibi (voice)
Opposite Day 2009 Charles Tormell
A Christmas Eve Miracle 2015 Mr. Ralph
JL Ranch 2016 Man in Black Suit
The Ghost Beyond 2018 Benjamin
JL Family Ranch 2 2020 Todd

TelevisionEdit

Writer / ProducerEdit

Title Year Functioned as Director(s) Notes
Producer Writer Other
Mike's Talent Show 1987 Executive No No Jay Dubin Television films
Illusions 1992 Yes No No Victor Kulle
The Tin Soldier 1995 Yes No No Jon Voight and Gregory Gieras
Murder in a Small Town 1999 Yes No No Joyce Chopra
Boys Will Be Boys 1999 Yes No No Dom DeLuise
Arthur's Quest 1999 Yes No No Neil Mandt
The Lady in Question 1999 Yes No No Joyce Chopra
Noah's Ark 1999 No No Yes[3] John Irvin 2 episodes
The Princess & the Barrio Boy 2000 Yes Story No Tony Plana Television films
Project Viper 2002 Executive No No Jim Wynorski
ChromiumBlue.com 2002 Executive No No Zalman King and Scott Sampler 13 episodes
The Karate Dog 2005 Yes Yes Yes[2] [3] Bob Clark Television film
A Christmas Wish 2011 Executive No No Craig Clyde Television film
Baby Geniuses Television Series 2013-2015 Yes Yes No Sean McNamara 7 episodes
Roseanne Barr & Rabbi Shmuley Show 2019 Yes No No Sean McNamara Television special

ActorEdit

Title Year Role Notes
The Secrets of Isis 1975 Kevin McCauley Episode: ''Rockhound's Roost''
The Tin Soldier 1995 Newscaster Television film

Personal lifeEdit

Paul has two siblings, Stuart Paul (an actor and director) and Bonnie Paul (an actress). His niece is actress Skyler Shaye.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sheehan, Susan (1971-02-06). "Steven Paul". ISSN 0028-792X. Retrieved 2020-01-20.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Second unit director
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Also visual effects producer

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