Over the past twenty years, Julie has produced, co-produced or executive produced fifteen feature films, two broadcast documentaries and one international short film. Her credits include Australian box office smash hit Red Dog; and festival favourites Ten Canoes(Jury Prize, Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival 2006); Satellite Boy(TIFF 2012, Berlin Film Festival 2013); My Tehran For Sale(TIFF 2009); Alexandra’s Project(Berlin Film Festival 2003); The Tracker(Venice Film Festival 2002); Tracks(Venice, TIFF & Telluride Film Festivals 2013); 100 Bloody Acres(Winner, Best Film, Midnight X-treme, Sitges Film Festival 2013); and Scare Campaign(Winner Best Film, MonsterFest Melbourne 2015).
Her latest film Hotel Mumbai(World Premiere, TIFF 2018) reunites her with multi-award winning director Anthony Maras, The Palace(Telluride Film Festival 2011, AACTA Award Best Short 2012).
In 2019 Julie is producing the family feature H is for Happiness, based on the celebrated book “My Life As An Alphabet”, with award winning director John Sheedy. The film was on of four gala screenings at 2019 Melbourne International Film Festival, won the prestigious Cinefest Oz Film Prize, and opened the Generation Kplus section of the 2020 Berlinale winning a Special Mention by the Children’s Jury.
Julie has been nominated for seven AFI/AACTA Best Film awards winning for Red Dogand Ten Canoes, and (as Executive Producer) for the international short film The Palace.
She has shot films in many remote regions around Australia including Arnhem Land, the Kimberley, the Pilbara, Alice Springs and the Flinders Ranges. Internationally she has shot films in Iran, Cyprus, the jungle of French Guiana, and most recently, in India. Her production company, Cyan Films, is based in Adelaide, South Australia.
In August 2020 Julie accepted a role as Executive Production at the South Australian Film Corporation.