Julie Goldman

Julie Goldman has produced a wide range of award winning documentaries, working with a line-up of talented and acclaimed filmmakers.  Her documentaries have been featured at the most prestigious film festivals around the world, including Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Berlin, Tribeca and London. She has recently been nominated by the Producers Guild of America for the PGA Producer of the Year Award. 

Julie had several films premiere in 2009, including Sergio, based on the book by Pulitzer Prize winning author Samantha Power, directed by Greg Barker, winner of the Sundance Film Festival Editing Award and shortlisted for the 2010 Academy Award for Documentary Feature. She was a consultant on the Academy Award winning The Cove directed by Louis Psihoyos and Matt Tyrnauer’s acclaimed Valentino The Last Emperor. Julie was also Executive Producer of Sundance Audience Award winner In the Shadow of the Moon, which was released by THINKFilm.  

Julie recently started a new company, Motto Pictures, that produces and executive produces high-end documentary films and non-fiction programming. Julie’s combination of production and co-production expertise positions her to creatively develop projects as well as secure both funding and distribution. Her slate of films for 2010 include several films that are already in production: Hungry in America directed by Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson, 1971 directed by Johanna Hamilton and a new film with Greg Barker and John Battsek for HBO.
During her tenure as founding partner of Cactus Three, Julie executive produced a wide and varied slate of acclaimed, award winning feature documentaries, including:  Once in a Lifetime (Miramax/Pathe/BBC); Sydney Pollack’s Sketches of Frank Gehry (Sony Pictures Classics/PBS); Three of Hearts (THINKFilm/NBC-Bravo); BAFTA-nominated Black Sun; Emmy-nominated What Remains (HBO/BBC); Emmy-winning Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues (PBS/BBC); SXSW Audience Award winner Cat Dancers (HBO/Channel4); Office Tigers (Sundance Channel/BBC). 

Julie was Senior Vice President of Original Production and Co-production at Wellspring, where she executive produced such celebrated films as Devil’s Playground (co-produced with HBO/Channel 4), Mama Africa hosted by Queen Latifah (PBS) and Grammy-nominated Muddy Waters Can’t Be Satisfied (PBS American Masters/Channel 4).



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