Talent Guide

Blaise Godbe Lipman

  • Discipline:Director, Writer
  • Program Year:Directing Lab 2016


Blaise Godbe Lipman is a filmmaker, actor and executive director at Clarinet Marmalade, a New York and LA based film collective focused on consciousness inspired media.

Lipman was born and raised in Big Sur, California, and spent much of his childhood in London before beginning his career as an actor on series such as The Office, Weeds, CSI, Hawaii 5-0, numerous Disney programs, TV movies, and acclaimed dramas including Nobody Walks (Magnolia Pictures, Sundance 2012) and The Amateur (Tar & Feather, Dances with Films, 2015) for which he also served as producer.

His short films have played and won festivals internationally including Best Film at the UK Film Festival, Best Short at the London Film Festival, New Films/New Directors Festival, Carmel International Film Festival, Cinema Jam, TIFF, NewFilmmakers NY, and Big Sur?International. In the Shadows of the Rainbow marks his feature directorial debut.

Lipman’s development and production slate under Clarinet Marmalade has included the half- hour comedy series The Brothers Phillips(2016) starring Horatio Sanz, and the upcoming Victoria Woodhull documentary, The Coming Women.

His visual curation and installation work has been featured at the MOMA, MOCA in Los Angeles, and the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London.

Lipman splits his time between Big Sur, Brooklyn, and Los Angeles.

Current Project

Honey Lamb (Narrative Feature)


A strung-out Club Kid escapes New York City in 1992, venturing home to a rural pot commune to make ammends with her estranged family. She soon discovers the hippy paradise has grown fanatical and hides peculiar secrets behind cult-like dogma.