Jared Ian Goldman

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Jared Ian Goldman is an American film and television producer. He is known for his work on Alex Strangelove, Ingrid Goes West, The Skeleton Twins, the Academy Award-nominated Loving, The Punisher (TV series) for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Wilson, Kill Your Darlings, Solitary Man, And So It Goes, The Wackness, and the Sundance Grand Jury Prize[1] winning documentary Manda Bala (Send a Bullet).

Life and career[edit]

Goldman is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in English and Economics. He began his career at Miramax in Acquisitions, Delivery and Business Affairs before moving on to GreeneStreet Films[2] where he was manager of the production department on a wide range of films, including: In The Bedroom, Swimfan, Uptown Girls, Romance & Cigarettes, and A Prairie Home Companion. During his time at GreeneStreet, Goldman worked with Sony Pictures, MGM, Paramount, Fox and Miramax Films.

Goldman departed GreeneStreet in late 2005 to produce Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) with Jason Kohn and Joey Frank. Manda Bala[3] would go on to win numerous prizes including: Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking at the inaugural Cinema Eye Honors, Special Grand Jury Prize at the 2007 BRITDOC Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize: Documentary at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, and a Special Jury Award at the 2007 Rome Film Festival. Following the 2007 win Goldman made the 2008 Sundance Audience Award prize-winning[4] film The Wackness,.

Subsequent films include the Michael Douglas vehicle Solitary Man (2009), Rob Reiner[5] and Morgan Freeman film The Magic of Belle Isle (2012), Kill Your Darlings starring Daniel Radcliffe and directed by John Krokidas (2013), Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig in Craig Johnson's The Skeleton Twins (2014), Diane Keaton with Michael Douglas & Rob Reiner again on And So It Goes (2014), Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, and Jeff Nichols on the multi-award-winning film Loving[6] (2016), Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern, with director Craig Johnson again on Wilson (2017), and Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, Billy Magnussen on Ingrid Goes West (2017), which premiered in competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award and Alex Strangelove - which was written by his frequent artistic collaborator Craig Johnson. Currently, Goldman is preparing for the release of the film adaptation of Shirley Jackson's masterpiece, We Have Always Lived in the Castle which stars Taissa Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario, Crispin Glover, and Sebastian Stan.

Despite his success[7] in producing independent hits, Goldman has not abandoned documentary film-making. In 2010 he produced the Dan Hurlin documentary, Puppet,[8] and he recently wrapped on Insha'Allah Democracy,[9] filmmaker Mohammed Ali Naqvi's personal exploration of the turbulent post 9/11 politics in Pakistan. Insha'Allah Democracy, which follows exiled former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's quest to re-win Pakistan's presidential election, was recently named one of the 12 Must-See[10] Documentaries About Current World Politics by HuffPost.

Personal life[edit]

Goldman is a member of the National Arts Club. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and the Directors Guild of America (DGA).

Selected filmography[edit]


Executive Producer:


  1. ^ "Sundance jury honors 'Padre,' 'Manda Bala'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  2. ^ "Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival". mvfilmsociety.com. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  3. ^ "City Lights picks up 'Manda Bala'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  4. ^ Lumenick, Lou (2008-01-27). "Sundance: 'Frozen River,' 'The Wackness' Cop Top Prizes". New York Post. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  5. ^ "How Producer Jared Ian Goldman Wills Indie Hits into Existence". No Film School. 2017-04-14. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  6. ^ Desta, Yohana. "Loving Was Literally 2016's Best Movie for Grown-Ups". HWD. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  7. ^ "Congratulations, You Got Accepted! Now What? Producer Jared Ian Goldman's 10 Steps For Festival Premiere Prep - MovieMaker Magazine". MovieMaker Magazine. 2017-06-13. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  8. ^ Renninger, Bryce J. "In the Works: Star-Studded "Idiot Brother," "NYC B&B," Sweaty Bombay, Immigrant Musician & Puppets! | IndieWire". www.indiewire.com. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  9. ^ "Insha'Allah Democracy". Tribeca Film Institute. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  10. ^ "12 Must-See Documentaries About Current World Politics". HuffPost UK. Retrieved 2017-07-08.

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