Traci Goudie’s career in television, film and print has spanned two decades. She began in special effects and motion design, working in the post production environment for 11 years. Upon leaving the post world, Goudie began a solid career directing and producing music videos. Her videos have premiered everywhere from MTV Europe, MTV Australia, CMT, GAC, VH1 to Much Music. Goudie brings a virtual cornucopia of talents to the table. She actively participates in every aspect from story boarding, art direction, costuming to post-production, special effects and editing. Immensely collaborative, Goudie has taken all of her own talents and artistic influences and with the help of other talented players, forged what has become her trademark style.
Goudie has won numerous Addys and Telly Awards. In 2008, Goudie won a CCMA for “Album Package Design of the Year” for Doc Walker’s “Beautiful Life”. Last year, Goudie was nominated for an ACA for “Video of the Year” and “Best Video New Artist”, the latter of which she took home for Hunter Hayes’s “Wanted”. She also received CMT and ACM nominations for the same artist. Previously Goudie was nominated for two Grammy awards for the album package design of Patty Griffin’s “1,000 Kisses”, and “Impossible Dream”. In addition to music video direction, Goudie has been recognized as a photographer having worked with highly acclaimed musicians/actors/talents such as Merle Haggard, Carlos Santana, Aaron Neville, Shawn Colvin, Willie Nelson, Lance Armstrong, Jack Black, Richard Linklater, Cameron Crowe, Kristin Bell, Patty Griffin and EmmyLou Harris.
Also, recently she has directed national TV spots for Dell, Zoho, and Verizon. Goudie also directed the episodic television series airing on PBS called “Haunted Texas”. She currently has a project in development with Los Angeles/UK based production company, BASE Productions, (“Crime 360”, “Car Science”) another in development with New York’s Storyville Entertainment, (“Paranomal State”, “Psychic Kids”), and two in development with Sian Edwards-Beal (producer Ali G show, “Log on & Eat” with Eden Grinshpan) of NY’s Noise Production, Inc. Goudie, along with screenwriter Camilla Carr have optioned the popular book, “Hill Country” from the acclaimed writer Janice Woods Windle (“True Women”) currently being developed into a six hour mini series.
Name: Traci Goudie
Lives in: Austin, Texas
Occupation: Director, Photographer (Still), Post-Production Coordinator, Post-Production Supervisor, Producer and Screenwriter