|Born||Amy Barbara Goldstein
|Occupation||Owner Span Productions, film director, producer, screenwriter|
Amy Goldstein is an American director, producer and screenwriter of music videos, television series (HBO, Fox, CBS, Showtime, MTV), and feature films. Her work has been presented at film festivals worldwide.
Amy Goldstein graduated a Louis B. Mayer fellow from NYU film school. Goldstein has directed music videos for artists worldwide, including Rod Stewart’s "Downtown Train." Her lesbian vampire musical, Because The Dawn, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 1988. With Scott Kraft she co-wrote and directed the feature film, The Silencer, for Crown. In 2000, Goldstein directed the award-winning feature film East of A about an alternative family facing the challenges of raising a child with HIV. Amy writes for television and film, including pilots for HBO, CBS, Fox, Showtime and MTV, and a hip-hop musical for Polygram/Jersey Films. Her latest film The Hooping Life is about the resurgence in hooping.
- Five music videos for Hong Kong singer and actress Anita Mui
- 1995 Rod Stewart, "This"
- 1990 Rod Stewart, "Downtown Train" #3 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, #1 hit on Canadian Singles Chart, #1 MTV.
- 1990 Kill for Thrills, “Commercial Suicide”
- 2008 Recipient, HBO/DGA Directing Fellowship
- 2000 Winner, Burning Vision Award, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, for East of A
- 2000 Outstanding Director Feature Films, Laguna Beach Film Festival, for East of A
- 2000 Winner, Telluride Independent Film Festival, for East of A
- 2000 Best Feature, Rhode Island International Film Festival, for East of A
- 1998 "For Our Families" PSA for The Human Rights Campaign's National Coming Out Project with Betty DeGeneres
- 1994-2003 Board of Directors, Outfest
- Carr, C. “Because the Dawn : The Makings of a Camp Classic. It’s a Scream.” – Village Voice, 1989.
- Weiss, Andrea. Vampires and Violets: Lesbians in Film. Jonathan Cape/Penguin, 1993.
- Doty,Alex. Making Things Perfectly Queer: Interpreting Mass Culture Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993, p. 14
- Elley, Derek (1992-06-24). "The Silencer". Variety.
- Koehler, Robert (2000-03-20). "East of A" Vanity Fair.
- Janusonis, Michael. “A Decade of Friendship, Manhattan Style,” The Providence Journal, August 11, 2000, 2E.
- Morris, Wesley “Indie Culture is Hot Theme of Film Festival,” San Francisco Chronicle,January 6, 2001.
- Morris, Gary. “Choose Your Own Indie-Venture,” SF Weekly, January 10, 2001
- Will,Ed. “Aspen Picks Huston Actress Wins Award,” Denver Post, September 22, 2000, p. E-25
- “Pinning Hopes on Films and Mingling Well,” New York Times, July 31, 1989, p. C12
- Mahar,Ted. “Eclectic Film Programs on Tap for this Weekend,” The Oregonian(Portland), June 24, 1989, p. C6.