Chairperson & Founder
Emeritas Board Members
(310) 994-5465 phone
Los Angeles, CA
Julie Janata is a two-time Emmy Award winner: a producer, director and editor expert in crafting compelling character-driven stories - drama, comedy, music, action and documentary. She brings a fresh voice, eliciting nuances of character, creating a sweep of deeply-felt imagery, and a commitment to diversity in front of and behind the lens. Integrating years of experience from camera to editing, producing to directing, she is actively developing new feature films and series.
She manages projects from conception through production and post to delivery. As a film doctor and consultant, she restructures, re-shoots and re-cuts to transform stories into award winners.
Her shows have been acquired for worldwide theatrical, broadcast and streaming distribution by Netflix, Amazon, Paramount, Lakeshore, Samuel Goldwyn, Showtime, ESPN, AXS, TLC, PBS, Sundance Channel and international outlets. They have won more than 25 awards around the world, including Emmy Awards, Audience Awards, FIPRESCI International Critic's Prize, and nominations for the Cinema Eye Honors and Independent Spirit Award.
She is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Producers Guild, Editors Guild and a proud Past President of Alliance of Women Directors.
She loves great stories, well told.
She is committed to inclusion.
And yes, she will go to the ends of the earth!