Creative Writing

 

Julie wrote and starred in 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's first short film Table for Three was produced by On the Leesh Productions and premiered at the Long Island Film Festival. Her screenplay, Waltzing Emily, was a finalist in both the Script P.I.M.P and the ScriptShark Insider Competitions.

Julie moved into production through her work at the independent production house, On the Leesh. Producing highlights there include, Liz Tuccillo’s short film Claire, The Stephen Belber/Lucy Tiberghien short, The Things We Know, and Denim, which featured 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 acted in and helped produce The Sexually (official selection: LA Webfest 2010). 

In 2007, Julie adapted her one-woman show, Belly into her first feature film, For Belly. She produced, wrote and starred in this emotional drama that focuses on a woman suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder. For Belly was an official selection at The New Jersey International Film Festival and The Long Island International Film Expo.

n 2009, Julie made her directing debut with the short comedy Milestone, which screened in a number of film festivals throughout The United States and Canada.

She also 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 TimesOff Off Online. She has also participated in panels at multiple film festivals covering topics such as writing for the web and independent filmmaking.

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

Julie also contributed to the book, “5 Secrets for Today’s College Girl”.