Latest News

 7/31/15 update

- Earlier this week, I hosted a table read for the first draft of my new feature screenplay, The Haunted Man. Many thanks to everyone who came and participated! I am very excited fore the future of this project!
- I was recently honored to learn that my short film, Sparked, was honored with an Award of Merit in the 2015 Best Shorts Competition!
- Earlier this year, Sparked was recognized with an Award of Merit at the Los Angeles Cinema Fest of Hollywood and included in the 2015 Palm Springs International ShortFest Film Market. More information about the film is always available on the official website:

- My web series, Winners, was an official selection of L.A. WebFest 2015! We received four (4) award nominations, including: Outstanding Lead Actor: Paul Carganilla, and Outstanding WritingWe ended up winning the award for Best Trailer of the Year. Season One of Winners can be viewed in its entirety on the official website:

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Paul Carganilla is an award-winning actor & filmmaker, an established screenwriter, and founder of the multimedia production company, Shovel Kitty Media.
Paul grew up in Simi Valley, CA. In his high school years, he explored many creative opportunities: serving as Historian of the Drama Club, President of the choir, and Drum Major of the marching band.
In college, while playing trumpet in the orchestra pit, he felt his true calling was to be on the stage. In the following years, he was accepted to UCLA's illustrious theater program and won five national gold medals in Dramatic Interpretation.

In 2005, he was hired by the Walt Disney Company as an actor, MC, and improvisational comedian. He continues to work with Disney as a performer to this day.

Acting, writing, and/or producing, Paul is excited to continue his exploration of multiple creative ventures. Details of his latest projects can be found here on the site, which is updated regularly.

fo' reel, yo! 

A fresh acting reel:

featuring scenes from Winners and Sparked.