Dr. Annie Goldson has been producing and directing feature and broadcast documentaries for 20 years through her boutique production company Occasional Productions. Known for their craft and insight, her films have won over 50 international and domestic awards at film festivals, have opened theatrically in the US, Australia and New Zealand and sold to broadcasters such as PBS, CBC, Channel 4, ARD, Canal Plus and HBO.


Annie is also an academic, who publishes widely in books and journals including Studies in Documentary Film, Screen and Social Text. Her monograph Memory, Landscape, Dad and Me, written to accompany an early film Wake, was published by Victoria University Publications.


She holds an ONZM for services to film and received her PhD at the University of Auckland where she currently teaches in screen production and in theory.