Michael Goldberg (born 1945) has been active in video art and production for 40 years, 25 of them in Japan. Educated in Montreal, Canada (McGill University and École des Beaux-arts), he moved to Vancouver in 1971, and co-founded the "Video In" artists' centre. After publishing the first of seven "International Video Exchange Directories," he visited Japan in 1972, where he helped organize Tokyo's first video art exhibition, "Video Communication" at the Sony Building in Ginza. He was the first Video Officer of the Canada Council (1977-79), and has written extensively about video. Freelancing as a TV cameraman and editor, he founded International Videoworks, Inc. in 1990.