Chairperson & Founder
Emeritus 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, comedy, drama, action, music or documentary. She brings a fresh voice, steeped in the nuances of character, creating a sweep of deeply-felt imagery, and a commitment to diversity both in front of and behind the lens. She brings together years of experience from camera to editing, producing to directing, and is actively developing new feature films and series.
Five of her films have been acquired by Showtime, three by PBS, Amazon, Netflix, Sundance Channel and more, in addition to worldwide theatrical and television distribution. They have won more than 25 awards around the world, including Emmy Awards, Emmy nominations, Audience Awards, the FIPRESCI International Critic's Prize, and an Independent Spirit Award nomination. Her films have been honored with a MacArthur Foundation grant, and invited to screen for the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Democratic National Convention, U.S. State Department's American Film Showcase, and the United Nations Conference on the Status of Women.
She is a member of the Producers Guild, Editors Guild, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and is Past President of Alliance of Women Directors.
She loves great stories, well told.
And yes, she will go to the ends of the earth!