Born in Paris, France in 1989, Jordan Goldnadel graduated from the prestigious TISCH School of the Arts (NYU) with high honors. After directing 15 shorts between 2003 and 2013, he made his feature debut with the low-budget coming of age romance/drama HAPPY (97min), which he wrote at age 22 and produced and directed at age 23/24. His previous works includes the short film THE BOY & THE CHESS PLAYER (23min), which won the NYU - TISCH Narrative allotment to be made. It also includes EDEM (16min), which was screened as part of the Emerging Filmmaker’s Showcase of the American Pavilion at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in 2009. Jordan is passionate about all aspects of the film industry and has interned and worked at several film production and distribution companies, such as FOCUS FEATURES, NBC-UNIVERSAL, QUADRANT ENTERTAINMENT OR T.T.V. PRODUCTIONS. He is also an actor and has studied at the prestigious COURS FLORENT Acting Institution in Paris. Most recently and straight after finishing his work on HAPPY, Jordan directed the 2nd Unit for the feature length film AUTUMN LIGHTS an American/Icelandic co-production, currently in post- production, directed by TISCH Graduate ANGAD AULAKH. His mentor is director EYTAN FOX (Walk on Water, The Bubble, Yossi…).