Julietta Boscolo

Julietta Boscolo

Julietta’s attached to direct feature Ruth’s Ward starring Viola Davis and written by Kaylon Hunt with JuVee Productions.

She recently directed an episode of primetime hit drama, Doctor Doctor. Last year, her feature The Sound of Light was one of only nine international projects invited to attend the Venice International Film Festival’s Biennale College – Cinema development workshop. The film was inspired by Julietta’s experiences growing up; attending an elite girls school on a scholarship while often her family didn’t have a home. Because of her upbringing, she’s determined to direct projects full of humor and light.

Julietta won the Emerging Filmmaker Award at Melbourne International Film Festival for Let’s See How Fast This Baby Will Go (as first heard on This American Life) as well as the ATOM Award for Best Short Fiction. Funded by Screen Australia, the film was preselected for Cannes Critics Week as well as the main competition in Cannes and featured in the Emerging Filmmakers Showcase. It’s screened internationally at festivals including Palm Springs and was nominated for an Australian Directors Guild Award.

She was one of nine directors worldwide invited to the Directors Lab at Binger Filmlab in Amsterdam for her feature project, Catching Sight. The screenplay was also shortlisted for the Sundance International Screenwriters Lab and placed in the top 15% of the Nicholl’s.

Julietta’s television project, The Bigger Woman, which she co-created with Goran Stolevski, was shortlisted for the Sundance | YouTube New Voices Lab.

She won an Australian Directors Guild Award for Sam’s Gold which was awarded Screen New South Wale’s Generator Fund.

Sam’s Gold was one of a handful of films to screen on ABC’s The Screening Room. According to ABCTV: ‘The Screening Room showcases the best Australian short films from emerging film makers and cutting-edge visionaries’.

Julietta has also directed television commercials, including the national brand campaign for Medibank.

She was selected for a mentorship with acclaimed director Jamie Babbit through the AiF Mentor LA program and received the Australian Directors Guild Open Fellowship.

Julietta graduated with a Masters in Directing from the Victorian College of the Arts. That year, she was one of only 35 filmmakers worldwide to be invited to the inaugural Edinburgh International Film Festival’s Talent Lab.

She is represented by Wendy Howell at Creative Rep in Australia.

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