Niles Goodsite: Both Sides of the Set

Niles Goodsite is a TV industry veteran, who has been in television for over thirty years. Niles Goodsite is an Emmy Award winner associated with many television productions, including Sesame Street, Live From Lincoln Center, One Life To Live, and The Young and the Restless.

Niles Goodsite loves show business and has always been a positive contributor to the business side, and to the industry’s public image. He refers to himself as “a lover of show business on both sides of the set,” and enjoys attending live theatre whenever he can.


Niles Goodsite


He has also been a member of the Directors Guild of America for thirty-five years. The Directors Guild, or DGA, represents the creative and economic rights of directors and members of the directorial team working in film, television, commercials, documentaries, news, sports and new media. Niles Goodsite is one of some fifteen thousand DGA members worldwide. Members include not only directors, but Assistant Directors, Unit Production Managers, Associate Directors, Stage Managers and Production Associates.

It was as a Stage Manager that Niles Goodsite first made his mark in the industry. He was the Stage Manager for a 1986 television production called Pavarotti Plus!, a live telecast from New York’s Avery Fisher Hall starring the legendary opera star, Luciano Pavarotti. He has also been the Stage Manager for I’m Home, a program about the pregnancy of a nineteen year old girl; a remake of the classic game show To Tell The Truth, and numerous episodes of the popular Fox network situation comedy, Married With Children.

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About Niles Goodsite

After working as a stage manager for several years, Niles Goodsite was given the opportunity to work with Executive Producers Walter Mosley and Laurence Fishburne as an Assistant Director. His responsibilities were overseeing set maintenance and making sure the filming of the movie coincided with the production schedule. As a first Assistant Director, Niles Goodsite had the opportunity to work on the set of the short film Blood on the Backlot and TV movie Always Outnumbered. He was also Assistant Director for episodic series such as Charmed and Star Trek Deep Space Nine.
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