Paul H. Boge

Paul is a screenwriter, director, producer, author, speaker and professional engineer. He serves as a capital project manager with Boge & Boge Consulting Engineers and works in the industrial sector. Paul has written 5 books including three biographies – Father to the Fatherless: The Charles Mulli Story, Hope for the Hopeless: The Charles Mulli Mission, The Urban Saint: The Harry Lehotsky Story, and two novels The Chicago Healer and The Cities of Fortune. Paul has also written, directed and produced two films – Among Thieves (feature) and Espresso Junction (short). Paul attended Maple Leaf School, Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute, (MBCI), the University of Manitoba, Hinterholz Capernwray in Switzerland, and completed the screenwriting program at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Passionate about Africa and causes for the poor both at home and abroad, Paul is privileged to serve on various charities that exemplify the love of Christ. He has been actively involved in Mully Children’s Family – a ministry that rescues street children from the slums of Kenya, as well as Russia Reconnect, Family Life Network and also Union Gospel Mission in Winnipeg. Paul is currently developing a feature film about Mully Children’s Family Founder Charles Mulli which is planned to be shot in Kenya. He loves the LORD and is actively involved in various organizations including the annual Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival based out of his home church of North Kildonan Mennonite Brethren. Paul also loves to preach, play guitar in a rock and roll band, run, surf, cheer on the Winnipeg Jets, and to spend time with his nieces and nephews – especially hunting for buried treasure on Lake Winnipeg.

Notable

1991 – Graduate of Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute

1992 – Completed one year Bible school program at Hinterholz Capernwray Switzerland

1996 – Graduate of the University of Manitoba – Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

2001 – Registered as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba

2003 – Winner, Word Guild’s Best New Canadian Author for The Chicago Healer

2004 – The Chicago Healer published

2005 – Father to the Fatherless: The Charles Mulli Story published

2006 – Short Film Espresso Junction released (writer, director, producer, actor)

2006 – The Cities of Fortune published

2008 – UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting completed

2009 – Among Thieves feature film released (writer, director, producer)

2009 – The Urban Saint published

2009 – Paul elected as vice-Chair of Family Life Network board

2010 – Among Thieves distribution deal signed

2011 – Coordinated the inaugural Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Fesival

2011 – Father to the Fatherless: The Charles Mulli Mission screenplay completed

2011 – Elected as Chair of the Mully Children’s Family Charitable Foundation in Canada.

2011 – Father to the Fatherless: The Charles Mulli Mission screenplay finalist in Kairos Prize competition

2011 – Father to the Fatherless: The Charles Mulli story translated in German

2012 – Father to the Fatherless: The Charles Mulli story translated into Mandarin

2012 – Hope for the Hopeless: The Charles Mulli Mission released

2012 – Presented the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award for humanitarian service by Member of Parliament Joy Smith.

2012 – Coordinator of the 2nd annual Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival

2013 – Coordinator of the 3rd annual Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival

 

Current Charities and Organizations (in Alphabetical Order)

Paul is privileged to serve the following:

Family Life Network – Vice-Chairman of the Board – www.fln.ca

Mully Children’s Family Charitable Foundation – Chairman of the Board – www.mcfcf.ca

North Kildonan Mennonite Brethren Church – Member – www.nkmb.org

Russia Reconnect – Board Member

Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival – Festival Coordinator – www.winnipegfilmfestival.com