Rough Diamond Productions
(323) 848-2900 phone
1424 N KINGS ROAD
LOS ANGELES, CA 90069
Director/Producer and Writer Julia Verdin has just directed her first feature film Lost Girls: Angie's story starring Olivia D'Abo, Dylan Sprayberry, Anthony Montgomery and MC Lite. She also wrote the screenplay. Julia made her directing debut with the award-winning short film Lost Girls that she also wrote and produced starring Bar Paly, Marisol Nichols, Siena Goines, Rena Owen and Jamie Harris. The short played at many major festivals and got distribution. As well as directing films, Julia has also worked with non profits and directed short documentaries to showcase their work.
Julia is passionate about making social issue driven films as a writer/ director and using the power of film to shed light on important social and humanitarian issues.
Julia recently transitioned to directing from a successful producing career. She has produced 36 films as a creative producer, working closely with the directors, including theatrical releases Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons, Stander with Thomas Jane and Deborah Unger, and 2 Jacks with Sienna Miller, Danny and Jack Huston and Jacqueline Bisset, which played in many major film festivals including Sundance, Toronto, Venice, AFI, Montreal and London film festivals.
As well as holding an MA in Film, she has also trained as a director with Joan Scheckel, Judith Weston, John Osborne, and John Penney.