Originally from Chicago, LA-based filmmaker Kendall Goldberg graduated with a B.F.A. in Film Production from Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film & Media Arts. It was there that she was honored with two prestigious awards — the Women of Chapman Endowed Filmmaker Grant and the Zonta Award — to help make her thesis film, GLORIA TALKS FUNNY, starring Candi Milo (DEXTER’S LABORATORY, ASTROBOY). Her documentary short DEMPSEY THE DIABETIC SUPERHERO is currently a Semi Finalist in the 44th annual Student Academy Awards. Her short, WHEN JEFF TRIED TO SAVE THE WORLD, which premiered at the Sarasota Film Festival, stars Jon Heder (NAPOLEON DYNAMITE) and acts as a proof of concept for the feature film, which will be shot August 2017. He short SWIPE RIGHT was a finalist in the American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival, and has screened at several Academy Award qualifying festivals, including LA Shorts and Austin Film Festival.