Film : 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.