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Writer-Director Paul Shoulberg

Paul Shoulberg (Aaron Cain, WFIU)

Paul Shoulberg is a writer and director of feature films, and a graduate of the MFA playwriting program at Indiana University.

Paul Shoulberg’s directorial debut, The Good Catholic, starring Danny Glover and John C. McGinley, won the Panavision Spirit Award for Independent Cinema at the 2017 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and the award for Best Screenplay at the 2017 Milan International Film Festival.

The Good Catholic follows a devoted young priest who unexpectedly falls in love with a college student he meets one day in confession. It’s essentially the story of Paul Shoulberg’s father, who left the priesthood to marry Shoulberg’s mother.

Paul Shoulberg also wrote the feature film Walter, starring Academy Award-nominated actors William H. Macy and Virginia Madsen. Shoulberg is currently in post-production on his next film, Ms. White Light, which was also filmed in the Bloomington area. Ms. White Light marks his second collaboration with Pigasus Pictures, an Indiana-based production company that hopes to cultivate the next generation of filmmakers in the state of Indiana.

Recently, Paul Shoulberg dropped by the WFIU studios for a conversation with Janae Cummings.

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