Ernest Goodman

Los Angeles

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Ernest Goodman is a director based in Los Angeles, California.

He has written book: "The Art of Directing Actors" - for directors, actors, screenwriters - as well as others who loves directing actors so much.

Ernest loves adapting classic novels and plays of famous playwrights and writers including Anton Chekhov, Henrik Ibsen, and Oscar Wilde to name a few. Goodman comes from the theater world and has directed several plays of Anton Chekhov on many occasions. He is working on two more Chekhov film adaptations for the screen:

(1) "The Man in a Case", is an independent feature film, modern American adaptation set in USA, based on the Anton Chekhov short story of the same name.

(2) "The Bear", is an independent feature film, American adaptation set in USA, based on the Anton Chekhov's play of the same name.

He pursued his Master's Degree in Directing at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA. Since 2007, he has resided in Los Angeles, California where he teaches Directing Actors workshops in his own private studio.

He consults privately for directors for film and theater projects, helping them to make the script breakdowns and prepare for auditions and rehearsals. Additionally, he travels teaching and holding workshops in Europe, Canada and other countries.

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