Writing and research.
OPAL - Drama feature.
Julie's role: Writer/Director & Researcher.
Received script investment funds for three drafts from the Australian Film Commission (AFC)
OPAL is a surreal fiction drama about a girl's descent into anorexia where the condition itself is personified into four characters.
KISSING THE BEAST - Documentary.
Julie's role: Concept/Writer/Director The project received script development investment funding from NSW Film & TV Office.
This documentary asks the question - how much influence do childhood experiences have on the development of a person and following that, be writ large on a world stage? This film's form is tryptic and explores Hitler's childhood.
THE TWELVE KEYS OF BASIL VALENTINE - a short experimental drama.
Julie's role: Concept/Writer/Director/Designer.
THE TWELVE KEYS is a surreal drama set within a verdant garden. Siblings discover an old book of their father's and play with alchemical formulas until tragedy strikes.
DOUBLE X And The Unmentionable Underbelly of His-story
13 min 35 mm animation. Produced by Film Australia.
Julie's role : Concept/Researcher/Writer/Designer/Director/Animator
Awarded a Silver Hugo in the Documentary category of the Intercom Industrial Festival, Chicago and a Greater Union Award in the Fiction category of the Sydney Film Festival.
DOUBLE X puts forward a revised version of prehistory where women's contribution to the beginnings of culture are central and to be found expressed through ritual, crafts and symbol.
SIGH OF THE SERPENT - Feature drama.
Julie's role: Writer
This project received script investment from the Australian Film Commission
A coming of age drama, romance set in inner city Sydney.