Zachary Godshall

Zachary Godshall

Assistant Professor

212-Q Allen Hall


Zack Godshall is an assistant professor in English at Louisiana State University. He makes films about unsung people and places that exist along the fringes of culture. In his four feature films and three shorts, he blends documentary and dramatic forms to explore subjects ranging from claim adjusters working in post-Katrina New Orleans to divinely inspired folk architects. His first two narrative films, Low and Behold and Lord Byron, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and his documentaries have played on The Documentary Channel and garnered awards at film festivals around the country. His latest film, The Boatman, is part the Time, Inc. documentary series New Orleans: Here and Now, made in honor of the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. It is available to watch on  

Area(s) of Interest

Screenwriting, Independent Film, Documentary, Editing