Goldberg, Howard (I) Biography

biography of Goldberg, Howard (I)

Howard Goldberg is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Art (BFA, filmmaking and painting) and also studied at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at New York University. He is the recipient of a Sundance Institute Fellowship, where he developed the screenplay for his film _Eden (1996)_ (qv), which was subsequently in the Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival. He wrote the book, music and lyrics for Buskers, the Off-Broadway musical comedy, which starred "Tony" Award nominee, Drama Desk Award winner, Tony Azito (The Pirates of Penzance, Threepenny Opera). He also produced and directed. He wrote, produced and directed the cult feature film _Apple Pie (1976)_ (qv), which starred Tony Azito, Brother Theodore, Veronica Hamel, Irene Cara and Calvert DeForest (Larry "Bud" Melman). Apple Pie featured music by Daryl Hall and John Oates and a score by Brad Fiedel (The Accused, Terminator 1 & 2). It was an official representative of the United States at many festivals, including Deauville and San Sebastian, and played widely at cult/midnight showings. He co-wrote the feature film _Spontaneous Combustion (1990)_ (qv) with Tobe Hooper (Poltergeist). Hooper directed the film, which starred Brad Dourif (Academy Award nominee for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest). Goldberg was also Associate Producer. He filmed the Rod Stewart rock video "Sailing" for Warner Bros. Records, as well as industrials and commercials. He wrote, produced and directed the half-hour television documentary Davian, which was seen at the Chicago International Film Festival. He wrote the novel The King Of Clubs (Parthenon Press), which he recently adapted into a screenplay for a feature film. His drawings and sculptures are in many private collections. Among his works are The Jester, an eight foot bronze bas-relief on the tower of a landmark building, a series of four bronzes for the Oba Erediauwa, King of Benin and three sculptures installed on the U.S.S. Intrepid National Museum in New York. A fine arts book of his drawings (Morgan Press) is in the permanent collections of many libraries.
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Movies Produced

  1. Jake Squared (2013) (producer)
  2. Eden (1996) (executive producer)
  3. Apple Pie (1976) (producer)