About the Author

Jack Snyder is a prolific award-winning screenwriter with eight produced feature-length screenplays under his belt, three of which he directed. His films have been distributed by 20th Century Fox, NBCUniversal, Warner Brothers, and Sony. Several have shown theatrically and aired on The Showtime Network, The Movie Channel, the Syfy Channel, and the Lifetime Movie Network. Jack got his start in filmmaking by writing and directing the indie thriller, Ghost Image, starring Elizabeth Rohm (American Hustle, Joy), and Stacey Dash (Clueless). The film won multiple awards and was distributed on premium cable networks worldwide through 20th Century Fox, which only picks up 20-30 independent films per year out of the thousands submitted. Following that success, Jack went on to write and direct the crime drama Fatal Call, which is streaming on Amazon Prime and available on DVD and Blu-ray. The third film he wrote and directed, a thriller titled Family of Lies, airs regularly on the Lifetime Movie Network and is available on DVD through Sony Pictures. In addition to writing his own original scripts, Jack has done many screenplay adaptations of novels. He had the honor of being chosen to adapt the best-selling horror novel, Cold Moon Over Babylon, written by the late Michael McDowell, a novelist and screenwriter most famous for Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that gives out the Oscars, requested a copy of Jack’s screenplay for its Core Collection. The screenplays in this collection are used for research and study purposes by producers, academics, and students. The film produced from the screenplay, titled Cold Moon, stars Josh Stewart (The Dark Knight Rises), Candy Clark (American Graffiti, Twin Peaks), Frank Whaley (Pulp Fiction, Ray Donovan), and Christopher Lloyd (Back to The Future). The film was released theatrically and is currently available on DVD, Blu-ray, and many online streaming services. Though several of Jack’s screenplays would fall under the thriller category, he’s written in every genre, such as historical dramas, comedies, science fiction, western, and faith-based. His many other produced screenplays have starred such celebrities as Florence Henderson (The Brady Bunch), Pam Grier (Jackie Brown), Judge Reinhold (Beverly Hills Cop), Kristy Swanson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Kevin Sorbo (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys), John Schneider (The Dukes of Hazzard, Smallville), and many others. When Jack is not writing or directing movies, he and his wife hike the many canyons in the San Fernando Valley or hang out with their son and two Chihuahuas on Zuma Beach in Malibu. Follow Return of Christ the Book at Facebook.com/ReturnofChristTheBook

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