Julie Goldman founded Motto Pictures in 2009. She is an Oscar nominated and Emmy Award-winning producer and executive producer of documentary feature films and series. She produced Steve James’ Abacus: Small Enough To Jail, which was nominated for the 2018 Best Documentary Feature Academy Award, and The Final Year, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, was released by Magnolia Pictures and broadcast on HBO.
Julie is producer of Life, Animated and executive producer of Weiner, both of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Life, Animated won the US Documentary Directing Award and went on to be nominated for the 2017 Best Documentary Feature Academy Award. Weiner won the US Documentary Grand Jury Prize and was shortlisted for an Academy Award.
Julie executive produced the acclaimed Facebook series Humans of New York, Emmy Award-winning, Oscar-shortlisted Best of Enemies, and several Emmy-nominated films: 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets, The Kill Team, Art and Craft, and 1971. Julie also produced and executive produced The Music of Strangers, Solitary, Enlighten Us, Southwest of Salem, Gideon’s Army, Manhunt, God Loves Uganda, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, and Buck.
Julie has received the Amazon Studios Sundance Institute Producer's Award and the Cinereach Producer’s Award.