Professor Goldner is one of the founding members of the Department of Cinema, having taught film production and studies at SF State since 1963. One of the Department’s most popular professors to this day, his passion for filmmaking was born in his studies at UCLA in classes and on film sets with noted classmates Bob Koster, Francis Ford Coppola, Carroll Ballard, Trevor Greenwood, Al Rossman, and Noel Blanc. Goldner has written, produced, and directed a number of films. He is perhaps best known for his documentary When I Was Fourteen: A Survivor Remembers. Goldner also serves as a judge in a number of festivals and competitions.
M.A., Film, University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., Film, University of California, Los Angeles