The Producers Lounge

Where to Spend Your Social Capital with Rosser Goodman; S2 E23

March 09, 2023 Greater & Grander Season 2 Episode 23
The Producers Lounge
Where to Spend Your Social Capital with Rosser Goodman; S2 E23
Show Notes

Ms. A. Rosser Goodman's narrative directorial work streams on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Apple TV+, Sundance TV and PBS. She is an internationally award-winning director.

Rosser was selected as a finalist for the prestigious Directors' Program at ABC/Disney's Creative Talent Development & Inclusion department. She wrote and directed Pea Pod for the HBO Insider Comedy Challenge and placed in the Top 5. Her suspense thriller, [in]visible, won the Best Filmmaker Award in the Easter Seals Disability 48 Hour Film Challenge. Rosser's first feature film, Holding Trevor, a dark drama, premiered at OUTFEST under the tenure of Kirsten Schaffer where Rosser was named one of the Five in Focus directors. Holding Trevor garnered a U.S. theatrical release and critical acclaim. The Los Angeles Times described Rosser's work as "suspenseful and involving." Variety said she "delivers a polished product."

Rosser's career began in episodic television on an NBC series produced by Steven Spielberg. From there she quickly moved up as an Assistant Director working with A-list talent. In the assistant director department, she amassed hundreds of days working on large union and non-union sets in both TV and film. With a passion for storytelling and a hunger to make her own content, Rosser began writing, directing and producing her original scripts. To date, she has directed 16 projects (including two feature films). As a producer she has led countless commercials, music videos and pilots. Clients include Bad Robot, Disney, HBO, Lionsgate, Facebook, NBCU, MTV, Paramount, Showtime, Sony, and Warner Brothers as well as brands Samsung, PetSmart, Lifelock, Castrol and Toyota.

Rosser was named one of 50 Women to Change Hollywood. She is a member of The Producers Guild of America, Alliance of Women Directors, The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Green Light Women, Film Fatales, and Glass Elevator.

Her humanitarian efforts include serving on the Advisory Board for NAMIC of Southern California (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications). She earned "Board Member of the Year" at Diamond in the Raw, a non-profit assisting at-risk girls in South Los Angeles. Rosser also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Millennia Scope Entertainment Foundation which eradicates homophobia through all media.

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Credits Include...

Drag King

Dead For A Dollar starring Christoph Waltz

Willa starring Clayton Watson

Love or Whatever starring Jennifer Elise Cox

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