Filmmaker Meryl Goldsmith



MERYL GOLDSMITH is a Primetime Emmy-nominated filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her recent work includes producing LOVE, GILDA (CNN/Magnolia Pictures), a feature documentary about comedy legend Gilda Radner; the film had its premiere as the opening-night feature of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, had an extended theatrical run, and had its broadcast debut on CNN, where it garnered the top spot in cable news ratings and two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Goldsmith was a co-executive producer of heralded drama A WOMAN, A PART (Strand, 2017), which stars Maggie Siff and holds a “90% Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes; and the mystery/horror DON'T LEAVE HOME (Good Deed Entertainment/Cranked Up Films), which IndieWire praised as “Get Out with Catholic guilt in the Irish countryside.” She was also co-executive producer of the documentary, WELL GROOMED (HBO Sports), a jury award nominee at SXSW 2019, premiering in December 2019. 

Goldsmith’s feature debut as director, THE SYNDROME (Entertainment Studios/Freestyle Digital Media), premiered at Twin Cities Film Fest, saw wide release in 2016, and garnered praise as a “must see” film (O.C. Weekly) with “a subject that proves to be urgent, fascinating and high-stakes” (L.A. Times). 

Meryl has been a guest speaker at film festivals, organizations and various events around the country. She is a University of Michigan alumna and was raised in the suburbs of Detroit.