Jon Goldman is an award-winning filmmaker, animator painter, and media artist whose has exhibited throughout the US and Asia. Since training at MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies in the 1980s where he received his Masters, Jon has produced both large-scale spectacles and documentaries including an Emmy-nominated short form animation for organizations such as Al Jazeera International, WGBH LAB BOSTON, and the Discovery Channel.
For Al Jazeera he produced Wilma’s Warning profiling a MacArthur-award winning environmental justice advocate in her post-Katrina fight to get public officials to recognize the high toxicity in the gulf region caused by the storm surge.
He originally trained as a director and designer for the stage and later as a filmmaker, painter and sculptor working with technology. His current works concentrate on THE VILLAGE PORTRAIT PROJECT (an ambitious project to digitally paint 781 people of his village) and APHORISTIC EXTINCTIONS a series of large-scale ink on paper paintings about species and extinctions. Goldman is also a musician, and lives in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.