Paul Castro is a highly respected professional screenwriter of forty plus original television pilots and feature length screenplays. Major studios, A-list producers, Oscar winning movie stars and production companies in Los Angeles, New York and London have collaborated with Paul Castro for his screenwriting expertise.
As part of a 3 picture million-dollar deal, Paul sold his original screenplay AUGUST RUSH, the Warner Bros. hit starring Robin Williams, Jonathan Reese Myers, Kerri Russell, Terrence Howard and Freddie Highmore. SPEED KILLS staring John Travolta, and WEDDING OF DREAMS for Hallmark.
Paul Castro is one of the leading screenwriting experts in the world having lectured around the globe on the craft of value-based storytelling and the business of the entertainment industry. Many of his students are now professionals in the entertainment industry.
•Professional Screenwriter – Film & Television 15+ years
•Premiere screenwriting teacher in the world
•Original feature film writer of AUGUST RUSH, SPEED KILLS, SUMMER DREAM WEDDING, and writer of 40+ feature films.
* Original writer of SPEED KILLS, starring John Travolta
•UCLA Film School Professor undergraduate program and graduate program
•Master of Fine Arts in Film & Television, UCLA
•Professional Program in Screenwriting, UCLA Professor
•UCLA Professor Film and Television
•MovieGuide Award Winner “AUGUST RUSH.”
•Writers Guild of America (WGA) 15+ years