Godni Amir is a New York based singer, songwriter, actor, makeup artist and founder of Royal C Pop, a talent agency and A Free Bird Organization, a non-profit honored by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Godni’s appreciation and passion for the arts inspired him to become an artist and entrepreneur.
Godni began his career as a makeup artist. He has worked with Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, among others. He also served as the Artistic Director of hair and makeup for Sarah Jassir Bridal, Marc Ecko’s Tikva Organization, and numerous events for Bobbi Brown and Chanel throughout New York City. He has also served as a fashion and makeup judge on True Model. Through his work with Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, he amassed an enviable list of celebrity clients including Rihanna, Veanne Cox of One Life To Live, actress Brooklyn Sudano, and photographers Gail Hadani and John Healy.
Off camera, Godni has worked for the U.N. High Commission of Human Rights, Mary Robinson, Einstein Foundation, and numerous brands during New York Bridal Fashion Week, including Nico & Adrian. His national print work includes covers of Women’s Wear Daily, articles in Intimate Magazine and O Magazine, billboards for Curve, features in Infatuation, and Peggy Jennings catalog.
Since graduating from Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Godni has developed an extensive background in theater, dance, and music. He was cast in Across the Universe as well as American Idol. Godni worked alongside renowned music producer Bob Esty and recently wrote, produced, and composed his forthcoming single, “I Am A Free Bird” for his organization of the same title to be released in September 2016. His organization has been featured in Nash Matters with Kelly Ford. He is also the director of the song’s official music video and the director of “The Goods” talk show.
Godni is the Creative Director and publisher of A Free Bird Magazine and in the process, has established partnerships with hospitals, various artistic networks, celebrities, and corporate sponsorships. The magazine is sent to 46 hospitals for pediatric cancer patients and the top 5 art schools in all 50 states. Having been featured in Brooklyn Daily, his magazines are also available online with the first publication having reached 180,000 people. Godni has been the event planner for A Free Bird’s very first gala and arts fair celebrating art made by the organization’s children. His zeal for the arts, creativity, and business-oriented style has not only led him to be incredibly accomplished in everything he does but his compassion for healing children through arts has led him to be one of the most prolific entrepreneurs today.