Paul Schwartz is a writer, director and composer. His 2018 film TIME CAN BREAK YOUR HEART has won 27 awards at film festivals around the world. His new film, A NEW YORK STORY, will premiere in the Spring of 2021. As a composer he has written four ballet scores, two operas, a number of film scores, and the Rodgers Award winning musical SUMMER. He produced and wrote the ARIA series and the STATE OF GRACE series of cds, which have sold over a million copies world-wide, and has participated in collaborations with David Foster, Carlos Santana and Josh Groban, resulting in recordings that have sold many millions more.