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VANESSA GOULD is a filmmaker and editor based in New York City. Her most recent film OBIT, a feature-length documentary about The New York Times obituaries and their writer-reporters, world-premiered at Tribeca Film Festival. It was released theatrically nationwide by Kino Lorber, followed by exclusive streaming on Amazon Prime. OBIT was named “one of the best films of the year” by Entertainment Weekly, and received notable reviews from the LA Times, New York Times, TIME Magazine, NPR, Vogue, BBC, The Economist and others.  

Gould's previous film Between the Folds premiered on PBS’s Independent Lens and received a Peabody Award. Between the Folds has been translated into ten languages and broadcast in dozens of countries around the world. It screened at more than fifty international film festivals and was recognized with numerous audience and jury awards.


For television, she produced and shot for Showtime's Emmy®-winning Years of Living Dangerously, a documentary series about climate change executive produced by James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. She was a featured presenter at the EG conference in Monterey, California, and has served on the jury for the News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, as well as on numerous festival juries. She studied piano at the New England Conservatory and in recent years has begun scoring films and commercials. 

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