is a first-time feature film director at the age of 26, he met Adam Sandler
at the age of 17, when he worked as a camera intern on The Wedding Singer
. He then worked as a production assistant on Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
and Little Nicky
. Once he got to know Sandler, he was hired by his company, Happy Madison, to run AdamSandler.com. His duties included shooting one short film a week to post on the site, filming DVD behind-the-scenes and b-roll and taking photographs on many of Happy Madison's films, including 50 First Dates
, Anger Management
, The Hot Chick
, Eight Crazy Nights
and Mr. Deeds
His first film directing job was on the short A Day With Meatball (Sandler's dog), which ran on the front of Eight Crazy Nights during its theatrical release. While working on The Longest Yard in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Goossen directed a music video for the song Secret, off Sandler's fifth comedy album Shhh... Don't Tell, on which he also served as associate producer.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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