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Morning, A Journey: A Visual Album

Cantor Josh Goldberg explores the nature of prayer, spirituality, and theology in this musical journey through the shacharit (Jewish morning prayer) service.

  • Josh Goldberg
    Director
  • Josh Goldberg
    Writer
  • Rachel Kann
    Writer
  • Happie Hoffman
    Key Cast
  • Madi Goldstein
    Director of Photography
  • Josh Goldberg
    Music Production Team
  • Ross Garren
    Music Production Team
  • Keith Armstrong
    Music Production Team
  • Tom Weir
    Music Production Team
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Feature, Music Video
  • Genres:
    Visual Album, spirituality, Jewish Culture
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 1 minute 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 9, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    15,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Hebrew
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Josh Goldberg

Josh Goldberg is a Jewish renaissance man—an accomplished vocalist, prolific songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music producer, and Cantor. Born and Raised in Dallas, TX, Josh began his singing career performing in musical theatre, and then went on to study voice, piano, music composition, and theatre at Dallas’ Arts Magnet High School. Josh moved to Los Angeles in 2010 to study at the University of Southern California’s prestigious Thornton School of music. After graduating with a degree in Popular Music Performance, he found his calling in Jewish music, touring nationally and internationally with luminaries such as Rick Recht, Craig Taubman, and Mikey Pauker, as well as performing his original music at conferences, synagogues, and music festivals. Josh’s songs have found their way into synagogues, summer camps, and youth conventions, concert halls and even into the White House. Josh founded Jewish record label and production company, Kosher Style Records, producing over 100 recordings for outstanding Jewish artists from all over the US. In 2023, Josh graduated with a Master's in Sacred Music and cantorial ordination from the Academy for Jewish Religion, CA.

Josh recently moved to Music City, a.k.a. Nashville, TN, to serve as Cantor and music director at Congregation Micah. Josh continues to expand his creative horizons to include creating writing and film making.

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Director Statement

Prayer can be intimidating—especially when it's in a foreign language. My hope for this film is that it can be a gentle invitation, making Jewish prayer accessible for anyone who wants to go along for the ride.