Christopher Goutman Bio

Christopher GoutmanChristopher Goutman is an award-winning producer, director, and writer.  In television, he has been recognized with 13 Emmy® nominations and four Emmys® for his work as a producer and director.  He has been nominated for a Directors Guild of America Award four times, and won that award in 2010.  He recently created and produced two series for the internet, In Turn and L.A. Diaries – which he also directed.  He also wrote, produced, and directed a short film, The Square Root Of 3, which received extensive exposure on the Independent Film Circuit.  His theatre experience includes directing numerous plays in Philadelphia and New York and he is a playwright as well.  He wrote Channel View, which was performed by LA Stage and Film Company.  In his previous life as an actor, he appeared extensively in television, film, and in the theatre at Circle Rep, Manhattan Theatre Club and the Roundabout Theatre where he received a Theatre World Award for The Promise. Mr. Goutman received a B.A. from Haverford College and an MFA in directing from Carnegie Mellon University.

More on Christopher Goutman:

Christopher Goutman: On Working with Writers
and Saying Goodbye to As the World Turns

The Challenges of Getting Hired as a Soap Opera Director
How Does a Soap Opera Executive Producer Choose Actors?
Christopher Goutman: What it’s Really Like to be a Soap Opera Executive Producer
Christopher Goutman’s Journey from Child Actor to Director to Producer

About Susan Dansby

Susan Dansby has received four Emmy® Awards and two Writers Guild Awards for her work on the soap opera, AS THE WORLD TURNS. She is the author of HOW DID YOU GET THAT JOB? MY DREAM JOBS AND HOW THEY CAME TRUE.
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