Loading…
2015 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule has ended
avatar for Mark Goffman

Mark Goffman

executive producer/showrunner Sleepy Hollow; writer Limitless, The West Wing, and White Collar

Mark Goffman is an acclaimed producer and writer in Los Angeles. In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter listed him as one of the 50 most influential showrunners. Most recently, he served as executive producer and showrunner for Fox's hit TV series, SLEEPY HOLLOW. Previously, Goffman was executive producer of USA's WHITE COLLAR, and a staff writer on THE WEST WING. Goffman also ran the writers' room for NBC's STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP. He has worked on more than 150 hours of prime time television, been nominated for two Writers Guild Awards, won a SET Award for highlighting Science/Technology on television for an episode of ELEMENTARY, and one of his episodes of LAW & ORDER: SVU garnered Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for Mariska Hargitay.

Goffman's feature directorial debut is DUMBSTRUCK, a documentary about ventriloquists released by Magnolia Pictures. He began his career as a writer in Brussels for the magazine Commerce. He has a master's degree in public policy from Harvard, wrote speeches for state and federally elected officials, and consulted to the U.S. Department of State and the White House. Goffman has a B.A. from Emory University in Economics and Philosophy and served as a Master's Thesis Adviser, Fiction Writing Program, at Johns Hopkins University. His first and only play to date, ME TOO, has run in Los Angeles and Indianapolis. Currently, Goffman is developing new projects and writing for LIMITLESS, as part of his overall deal with CBS.