"As a videographer and story teller, I am passionate about creating promotions and features relating to wine & beverages, gastronomy, lifestyle, travel and tourism. I believe in quality video product at a reasonable cost and am committed to promoting the videos I make."
- Rudi Goldman
Video Production and Videography
An award-winning international filmmaker, Rudi Goldman has been producing, shooting and editing High Definition promotional videos for tourism, wine, food and lifestyle worldwide. Recent productions have featured wine regions and winemaking in Europe and South America.
November of 2012 saw the inital shooting in the Côte d'Or wine region of France for the feature length documentary film Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine. The multiple award-winning film was produced in collaboration with his production partner and wife Dr. Lydia Boeken. First released in Europe in 2016 and in the US/Canada in 2017 the film is currently in world-wide distribution on popular international VOD/EST channels (ITUNES, AMAZON, GOOGLE, MICROSOFT, VHX and others).
In 2013, the short pilot program Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine Pilot attracted the attention of the Office of Tourism, Intercommunal Beaune & Beaunois. The agency commissioned a short version of the video in French to promote the annual November Wine Auction at the Hospices de Beaune in Burgundy. This video Bourgogne - Vente des Hospices de Beaune was featured on the website of La Revue de France. During 2015, both the English and French versions, were featured on the promotion agency's new website.
At the beginning of 2014, Rudi's team shot promotional videos for the Chilean wine organizations MOVI and VIGNO. The articles and videos, MOVI - “Working In The Risk Zone" and VIGNO - Chiles First Appellation In The Making appear on IMPress Magazine and YouTube.
2014 also saw the creation of Chez Bruno: The Art of Truffles. An intriguing peek into the world of Truffles, this movie features restaurant Chez Bruno, a Michelin one-star truffle specialist restaurant located just outside of Lorgues, Provence, France, holding the record for serving the largest amount of truffles per year in the world, 4000 kilos (4 tons) to its 36,000 yearly guests. Article and video can be found at IMPress Magazine and YouTube.
My early work includes leading creative teams in the production of many successful and award-winning television programs from Los Angeles, New York, London and Hilversum. In the mid-90s, I served as Director of Programming for Walt Disney company Buena Vista Productions in London.
I produced & directed the 1st ever documentary "Affair in the Air," about the annual Experimental Aircraft Association event at Oshkosh, Wisconsin, creating a critically acclaimed national television program for US Public Television. I also produced & directed the documentary "Curtains Up: Broadway & London," comparing theatre in the West End & Broadway, winning the International Film & TV Festival of New York award for best documentary.
Award winning, single & multi-camera, video & film, Producer/Director for ABC, A&E, CBS, CINEMAX, HBO, KRO, LIFETIME, NCRV, NOS, PBS, RTL4, SHOWTIME & THE DISNEY CHANNEL in London, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York & Chicago. Guided and motivated talent, production teams and technical crews in the creation of television series and specials. Credits include: Feature Documentary Film, Light Entertainment, Documentary, Drama, Animation & Home Video. Experienced with HD videography, video and audio, post production (FCPX).
Member of the the Directors Guild of America & the American Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
- ACE Awards
- Best Documentary - Los Angeles Film Awards
- Award Winner - International Wine Film Festival Santa Barbara, California
- Gold Video Award - RIAA
- Winner - Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards
- Gold Winner - International Independent Film Awards
- Gold, Silver, Bronze - International Film/TV Fest of NY
- Bronze Hugo - Chicago International Film Festival
- Gold Award- Broadcaster's Promotion Association
- Silver Award - Houston International Film Festival