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Lyn Goldfarb


Lyn Goldfarb is an Academy Award -nominated filmmaker, specializing in historical and social issue documentaries, with 15 feature documentaries broadcast on national primetime PBS and major cable. She is the executive producer, and producer and director on 3 series, broadcast on the national primetime PBS schedule: CALIFORNIA AND THE AMERICAN DREAM, (4 hours); JAPAN: MEMOIRS OF A SECRET EMPIRE (3 hours); and THE ROMAN EMPIRE IN THE FIRST CENTURY (4 hours).  She is a producer, director and writer for 3 of the most celebrated PBS series: THE GREAT DEPRESSION, THE GREAT WAR, and PEOPLE IN MOTION. She is a producer of WITH BABIES AND BANNERS, nominated for an Academy Award.  She is currently producing BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: TOM BRADLEY AND THE POLITICS OF RACE, an independent feature documentary, designed for broadcast on PBS.  She has also produced numerous short documentaries for a variety of clients, including: the Guadalajara International Book Fair, J. Paul Getty Museum, the American Association of Museums, and Stanford University.  Her awards include:  Academy Award nomination; 2 Emmy Awards; Peabody; 2 du-Pont Columbia Awards; Golden Mike; CINE Golden Eagle; IDA Distinguished Documentary Award; 3 Bronze Telly Awards; IMAGEN Award nominee; Blue Ribbon, Emily Grand Prize, American Film Festival; Gold Ducat, Mannheim Int'l Film Festival; Award of Excellence, National Film Advisory Board; First Prize, Festival du Cinema Portugal; Outstanding Film of the Year, London Int’l Film Festival; Silver Medal, Nyon Int'l Film Festival

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, September 11

4:00pm PDT