Jane Goldenring Jane Goldenring

Jane Goldenring is the President of Goldenring Productions, where she is developing and producing projects for film, TV and streaming.

She most recently produced “A Jolly Good Christmas” for Hallmark Channel which will air in Fall of 2022. She also produced “A Majestic Christmas" which aired December 2nd, 2018. She produced “Just In Time For Christmas” for Hallmark Hall of Fame in the winter of 2015 which starred Eloise Mumford ("50 Shades of Gray"). Her independent film "Boychoir" screened at the 2014 Toronto Film Festival and went on to a worldwide release. She produced the movie with Carol Baum, which was written by Ben Ripley, directed by Francois Girard and starred Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Eddie Izzard, Josh Lucas, Debra Winger and Kevin McHale. She executive produced "Zapped" – a movie for the Disney Channel starring Zendaya, which aired in June 2014. She was the Executive Producer on another Disney Channel movie, "Radio Rebel", which aired in Spring of 2012 and won a Humanitas Award. Other TV movies she Executive Produced include Lifetime movies "Fatal Desire", "Heart of a Stranger", "On the Second Day of Christmas", and "I Do But I Don't." For ABC Family, she Exec Produced "Pizza My Heart" and for The Hallmark Channel, "Growing The Big One."

Her current development slate includes “Finding You” for Hallmark with Muse Entertainment and actors Nikki DeLoach and Andrew Walker attached. She is also producing the “Grimm Legacy” book series by Polly Shulman for Disney+ with writer Paula Sabbaga attached. She is packaging “Because You Watched” a horror feature by Rob Rinow; and “Norton Forever” a romantic comedy by Peter Gethers, based on his bestselling books. She is also currently developing “Starlight Falls” with Carol Baum producing, Michael Ventre writing, and Claudia Myers to direct.

She also produced the Independent movies "My First Mister" directed by Christine Lahti and starring Albert Brooks and "$5 A Day" directed by Nigel Cole and starring Christopher Walken. "My First Mister" was the opening night premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2001. "Five Dollars a Day" premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2008.

From 1998 to 2000, Ms. Goldenring had a first look deal for television movies with von Zerneck/Sertner Films. Prior to that, from 1996-1998, she had a first-look deal in TV and Film at Walt Disney Studios. For eleven years, she was a production executive at Disney. From 1992 to 1996 she served as Senior Vice-President, Production, for Touchstone Pictures, involved in all phases of the development and production of motion picture projects.

She began her motion picture industry career in 1986 as a creative executive at Disney. In that capacity, she was involved in the production of "Adventures In Babysitting," "Big Business," and "Cocktail," and the development of "The Little Princess" and "The Fisher King," among others. As a Vice President and Sr. VP she supervised the productions of "White Fang," "The Rocketeer," "Captain Ron," "My Father, the Hero" starring Gerard Depardieu, "The Ref" starring Denis Leary and Judy Davis; "Simple Twist of Fate" with Steve Martin; the Merchant Ivory productions "Jefferson In Paris" and "Feast Of July;" "Last Dance" starring Sharon Stone and directed by Bruce Beresford; and "Phenomenon" starring John Travolta and directed by Jon Turteltaub.

Before joining Disney, Ms. Goldenring was based in Washington, D.C. where she worked as an Account Executive for MNA, Inc., an advertising and documentary film production company. Prior to MNA, she worked for five years as a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Christopher J. Dodd and on the legislative staff of the Democratic Study Group.

Ms. Goldenring is now teaching a Script Analysis Class for NYU LA and a Writing Workshop at AFI. She taught Graduate Producing class at USC's School of Cinematic Arts from 2011-2019. She has also been an adjunct professor in the graduate film department at Chapman University and lectured at AFI, Wesleyan University, and UCLA.

Ms. Goldenring received her B.A. degree from Wesleyan University in 1977, graduating cum laude with majors in Government and English. She is a former Member of the Board of Women In Film. She is a Member of the Producers Guild and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She was co-head of the PGA Independent Film Producers Task Force for four years.

Jon King Jon King

Jon King is the Director of Development at Goldenring Productions. He is also the architect of this lovely webpage so please send any complaints directly to him.

As DoD Jon handles submissions and provides development notes across the Goldenring Productions slate. Along with Jane he is producing the horror project "Because You Watched" based on an award winning short story. Previously he provided development and production assistance on "Boychoir", "Zapped!", and "Radio Rebel".

Jon joined Goldenring Productions as a temp in late 2007 during the production of "$5 A Day", later being hired onto a permanent position in early 2008.

Mr. King received his B.A. degree from Occidental College in 2007, graduating with distinction in Film Production with a minor in Philosophy.