In the short film "The Lord of Catan," starring Amy Acker and Fran Kranz, a husband and wife find themselves thrust into an apocalyptic rivalry over a game of Settlers of Catan.
Although "The Lord of Catan" is his first film, Stuart C. Paul has done very well in screenwriting and publishing. After receiving his BFA in Screenwriting from the USC School of Cinema-Television, his television pilot, "Mankind," a re-telling of Cain and Abel set against the backdrop of the extinction of the Neanderthals, sold to NBC/Universal. On the publishing side, his six-issue comic series "Ides of Blood," which chronicles the 'true story' of vampires assassinating Julius Caesar, was published by DC Comics and nominated for multiple Comic Buyers Guide Fan Awards including Favorite Writer, Favorite Issue and Favorite Limited Series. Moving from comics to film, he penned the film adaptation of Whitley Strieber's graphic novel "The Nye Incidents" for RKO Productions. Look for more content from his production company Hamster Valhalla (http://hamstervalhalla.blogspot.com).
In addition to his film and writing prowess, Paul does samurai martial arts. He is repped at Circle of Confusion.
The Lord of Catan will be showing at the FSC Super Geek Film Festival. http://floridasupercon.com/category/geek-film-festival/
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