Sophie Goodhart

Director and Writer for film and television
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Biography

Sophie Goodhart is a writer and director for film and television. Her feature film My Blind Brother, based on her Oscar shortlisted short film, features Adam Scott (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty), Jenny Slate (Obvious Child) and Nick Kroll (The League, Date Night). It premiered at South by South West, winning the Gamechanger Award (review here) and selling to Starz. Since then My Blind Brother has won the Best US Fiction, Audience Award at the Traverse City Film Festival and the Feature Audience Award at the Aspen Film Festival. 

Sophie is currently writing on Sex Education for Eleven Films and Netflix. 

Sophie's films have played at sixteen international festivals including Cannes Film Festival, the London Film Festival, Melbourne Film Festival, and the First Run Film Festival. Sophie's more recent projects include her latest feature film The Last Ones, with Weed Road Pictures and Safehouse Pictures, and her co-written film The Locksmith which won the Next Award at Sundance. 

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Film

Writer & Director

My Blind Brother
BEST US FICTION, Audience Award at the Traverse City Film Festival; FEATURE AUDIENCE AWARD at the Aspen Film Festival
Producer Tyler Davidson, Tory Tunnell
Starring
  • Adam Scott
  • Jenny Slate
  • Nick Kroll
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    Feature adaptation of Sophie's award winning short film. The rivalry between two brothers reaches a fever pitch during a charity swim competition.


    Low Spark Films and Think Media Studios
     
     
    A short film made by Sophie at NYU about a man with a fear of flying
    NYU
     
    My Blind Brother (short film)
    In competition at Cannes for a Palm D'or
    Producer Sophie Goodhart, Dorothy Williams
    Starring
  • Marsha Dietlein Bennett
  • Maria Hansen
  • Tony Hale
  • John Mattey
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    Short film written, directed and produced by Sophie Goodhart about sibling rivalry. Sophie also co produced the short.

     

    Writer

    Starring
  • Jennifer Aniston
  •  
    STX and Safehouse Pictures
     
    The Locksmith
    Official selection Sundance Film Festival 2010
    Producer Brad Barnes & Todd Barnes
    Director Brad Barnes & Todd Barnes
    Starring
  • Cesar De Leon
  • Mary Beth Piel
  • Stephen Rannazzisi
  • Ana Reeder
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    Sophie co-wrote this romantic comedy about an ex-con on work release as a locksmith becoming embroiled in a the complicated love life of a client
    First Look International
    Spare Key Productions
     

    Director & Producer

    Homers
    Winner 2000 Docfest Prize
     
    Award winning short documentary about WWII veterans and the pigeons they love

     

    TV

    Writer

    Creator Laurie Nunn
    Director Ben Taylor
     

    Netflix is heading into an underground sex therapy clinic with its latest original – teaming up with Eleven Film for Sex Education.


    Eleven Films for Netflix