Margaret Goldsmid is a multiple-award-winning producer of drama series and sitcoms and an script editor approved by the National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa. As such, she works with writers and producers from all over the world. She is a senior mentor on Masters Screenwriting and Script Editing courses offered annually by the National Film and Video Foundation. She has lectured in screenwriting at Monash University and AFDA film school. As Head of Drama for the national broadcaster, the South African Broadcasting Corporation, she develooped and oversaw some of the finest drama series of the '90s.
She currently develops and edits both feature screenplays and television series. She has co-written a feature script, "Krotoa", that is shortly to be produced and she will shortly be storylinging, scripting and head-writing a new telelevision series for SABC 3, along with Southern Exposure's Peter Goldsmid. "Covert Affairs" is a poltical investigative thriller loosely based on recent events. It will be produced and broadcast later in 2015.
Along with Peter Goldsmid, she will be taking several drama projects to NATPE in Miami in January 2015
Peter Goldsmid creates empathy through great storytelling. His award-winning feature film, "The Road to Mecca" (1990), starred Oscar-winner Kathy Bates. Over 90 hours of television followed, including 5 prime-time drama series for the national broadcaster, the SABC. Peter has won awards for writing, directing and producing. "Difficult Love" the documentary he made with lesbian visual activist and renowned photographer, Zanele Muholi, won 8 international awards and has been seen in more then 60 film festivals all over the world.
His feature film script of the brilliant satirical coming of age novel by Christopher Hope, "The love songs of Nathan J. Swirsky" was selected for the No Borders Week of the Independent Film Project in New York in 2013 and is currently in development, both as feature film and mini-series.
He will be taking both documentary and drama projects to NATPE in Miami in January, 2015