Joel Goodman is an Emmy-winning composer who has scored over 125 films that have received 4 Oscar nominations, 15 Emmy awards and over 25 Emmy nominations. He has collaborated with an impressive array of distinguished directors and producers including Wong Kar-wei, Neil LaBute, Kevin Spacey, Albert Maysles, Andrew Jarecki, Barbara Kopple, Rachel Grady, Oren Jacoby, Irene Taylor Brodsky, Marshall Curry, Sebastian Junger and Fisher Stevens.

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas.
I’m frightened of the old ones.”

– John Cage

“A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”

– Leopold Stokowski

Feeling that Olympic fever? Tune in tomorrow, Tuesday, August 2nd at 9pm on PBS, for the premiere of “The Boys of ’36″! Watch the amazing story of nine working-class young men from the University of Washington who took the rowing world and America by storm when they captured the gold medal at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin.

WGBH American Experience | PBS . The Boys of ’36

The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.

Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah

We are thrilled and honoured that the film has been shortlisted for the highly prestigious Grierson Awards in the Best Newcomer Documentary category! And our thanks go out to all The Grierson Trust members who watched and voted for the film. John Grierson, a pioneer of non-fiction filmmaking, is credited with coining the term “documentary” in a 1926 review, so to be affiliated with such a legacy represents tremendous recognition.

I’m thrilled to have been a part of two films nominated for a 2016 Primetime Emmy Award! Big congratulations to the teams on EVERYTHING IS COPY Nora Ephron: Scripted & Unscripted (HBO Documentary Films, 2 nominations) and Walt Disney (American Experience PBS, 1 nomination) for creating two wonderful films. Check out the full list of nominees from the Emmys / Television Academy site below:

68th Emmy Nominations Announcement

68th Emmy Nominations Announcement

“Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn.”

– Charlie Parker

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