Creative Writing

 

Julie currently serves as a ghostwriter with Kevin Anderson & Associates where she helps clients turn their idea for a book into reality. 

 

Julie is also a graduate of UCLA's Professional Program in Screenwriting. Her screenwriting work has received semifinalist and finalist status in a number of screenwriting contests and she has had short films, web series and a feature produced and seen in film festivals throughout the country. 

Her stage work has been produced in New York City and includes the plays, "Committed" and "Belly".

"Belly," a one-woman show, debuted in the 2003 NYC Fringe Festival, where it was hailed as a “rare gem.”After its run in the Fringe Festival, it was performed throughout the NYC area and was licensed by The Dream Run Theatre Company in Murwillumbah, Australia.

Julie moved into production through her work at the independent production house, On the Leesh. Producing highlights include, Liz Tuccillo’s short film "Claire," The Stephen Belber/Lucy Tiberghien short, "The Things We Know," and "Denim," featuring "Short Bus" star PJ Deboy and "Redacted" star, Rob Devaney. At On the Leesh, Julie acted in, produced and wrote for two popular web series: "The In-betweens of Holly Malone," (featured on Amanda Congdon’s blog on ABC.com, official selection: Pixelodeon Festival & official selection: LA Webfest 2010) and "In the Can." She also helped produce "The Sexually," (official selection: LA Webfest 2010).  Her directorial debut was made with the short comedy "Milestone," which screened in a number of film festivals throughout The United States and Canada.

Julie served as a producer and co-head writer for On the Leesh Production’s series What You Can Do 365. This series shows viewers what can be done to help solve pressing social issues with only one minute of time to give. WYCD premiered on PBS affiliate WLIW21 and currently lives online.

Julie’s work has appeared in Variety, NYTheatre.com, The Barry Z Show, WVOX radio in New York, Actorslife.com, "The Record Pilot" and "The Pittsburgh Better Times," Off Off Online.

 

She has also participated in panels at multiple film festivals covering topics such as writing for the web and independent filmmaking and was a contributor to the book, “5 Secrets for Today’s College Girl”. She was also a recipient of the Parent-Writer Fellowship at the Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.

Her latest writing venture is the novel, “What You're Made Of." She is represented by InkWell Management.