Amy Goldstein is a director, producer, and screenwriter of music videos, television series (HBO, Fox, CBS, Showtime, MTV), and feature films. Her work has been presented at film festivals worldwide, including Toronto, Berlin, New York, Chicago, and more. Her thesis film (NYU’s Graduate Film School) BECAUSE THE DAWN, a lesbian vampire musical, was presented as the American Independents at TIFF. Amy directed music videos including Rod Stewart's THIS and DOWNTOWN TRAIN. She directed on Lifetime's series VERONICA CLARE and the feature film THE SILENCER and went on to develop pilots for HBO, CBS, Fox, Showtime, and MTV, and the hip-hop musical CHECK UNDER THE HOOD for Jersey /Polygram. She directed the award-winning feature film EAST OF A, an edgy comedy starring Rashida Jones and David Alan Grier about an alternative family facing the challenges of raising a child with HIV. Her feature documentary THE HOOPING LIFE (2014) released by Cinedigm) is an epic tale of a female-driven subculture. SELF-MADE MEN, an episodic docu-comedy about 2 publishers who created a trans male lifestyle magazine, will be released by PBS. Her latest documentary, KATE NASH: UNDERESTIMATE THE GIRL, is in production, represented by Submarine, and was supported by Film Independent and Sundance. She served on the board of Outfest and is a member of the WGA and the DGA. She is drawn to compelling stories found at the intersection of social issues and pop culture.