Penny - Air Balloon Circus

Penny – Air Balloon Circus

Air Balloon Circus makes it’s world premier with 5 screenings at the 2013 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival.

For  30 years, CICFF has set new standards for what children’s festivals can achieve.   As the largest and longest running children’s film program in North America, the CICFF programs the best in world cinema, featuring 250 films from 50 countries.

The festival runs from Oct. 25 – Nov.3  2013.

Schedule HERE


Pasha Patriki – Director of Photography “Air Balloon Circus”

Congratulations to Pasha Patriki on his CSC nomination in the “Short Dramatic Cinematography” category for his work on Air Balloon Circus.

The Canadian Society of Cinematographers

Horton Finds Gazoline – Air Balloon Circus

After a year of post production “Air Balloon Circus” is finished.  Watch the trailer HERE.


March 8, 2012

 Jim Goodall is 36 years-old and lives in Toronto, Canada.   Jim production designed Ken Finkleman’s new TMN series GOOD DOG, Wyeth Clarkson’s      period western, THE MOUNTIE and the rock and roll vampire film SUCK, which stars Malcolm McDowell, Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop, Moby and Henry Rollins.  He also designed the 2009 Genie Nominated short film entitled, THE ANSWER KEY.   In 2007 Jim won the PITCH THIS! Award at the Toronto International Film Festival for a feature film script called GIANTLANDThat same year Jimwrote and directed an award winning live action/CGI animated short film called THE INTERIOR MONOLOGUE OF GILL THE GOLDFISH which stars Sean Cullen, and premiered at the 2007 Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films.  It also aired on City TV and the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC).   In 2005 Jim guest directed and designed a primetime animated series for the CBC entitled WHAT IT’S LIKE BEING ALONE with producers Brad Peyton and Fred Fuchs.   Jim’s latest projects include, production design work for a GILLETTE internet campaign, writing and directing a live action short called AIR BALLOON CIRCUS and developing a feature film with producers Brad Peyton and Miranda de Pencier.



Gill now on YouTube

June 26, 2011

A Sea Monster!


Award-winning short films, including many premieres of shorts produced across Canada.

I just recently finished directing a very short animated film called ORANGE for Sook-Yin Lee’s radio show.


On Sat. Sept. 12, 2009 I will be a guest on the show.    I talk with Sook-Yin about the making of the short and the biggest lesson I NEVER learned in school.

SUCK makes it’s world premiere tonight at The Toronto International Film Festival.  Click here to see Trailer.

SUCK Premieres at TIFF

SUCK Premieres at TIFF

 For more screening times click HERE.

I just finished designing a period western film called Red Coat Justice.   It’s a story about a Mountie named Wade Grayling who brings peace and justice to a lawless northern outpost in Canada’s Yukon Territory in 1894.   The film stars Andrew Walker and Jessica Pare.

Ext Church



303The nominees for The 29th Annual Genie Awards were announced today by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT).   “The Answer Key”, a film I production designed in 2007  was  nominated in the catagory for BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT DRAMA.    The 2009 Genie Awards will take place Saturday, April 4th at the Canada Aviation Museum in Ottawa, Ontario and will be broadcast on Global Television.

Queeny's Lair

Queeny's Lair

Here  (TORONTO STAR) is a little bit about the latest project I’m working on called SUCK.   The film stars Malcolm McDowell,  Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop, Moby, Henry Rollins and a great cast of up and coming young actors.    Looks like it will be released in Oct. 2009.


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