Sophie
Goodhart

Director and Writer for film and television

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 wrote three episodes of the critically acclaimed series Sex Education, produced by Eleven Films for Netflix, and recently wrote and directed two episodes of the second season.

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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Television

Writer & Director 

Creator Laurie Nunn
Starring
  • Emma Mackey
  • Ncuti Gatwa
  • Asa Butterfield
  • Gillian Anderson
  • Writer and director of Episode 3.

    Writer of Episode 6 and director of Episode 2.

    Eleven Film for Netflix

    Writer 

    Creator Laurie Nunn
    Starring
  • Emma Mackey
  • Ncuti Gatwa
  • Asa Butterfield
  • Gillian Anderson
  • Writer of Episodes 3, 5 & 7.

    Eleven Film for Netflix

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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