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Julie Herlocker began her directing career in 2014 with the short dramatic comedy “Peter’s Ashes”. While a Producer on NBC’s GRIMM, she made her episodic directing debut in the show’s final season. Over the course of 123 episodes, Herlocker was the only crew member to earn the opportunity to direct.
Prior to directing, Herlocker was a Post Producer in episodic television, were she enjoyed working closely with showrunners on high-profile series including GRIMM, LAS VEGAS, IN JUSTICE, Steven Spielberg presents TAKEN for Sci-Fi, THE WEST WING and MILLENNIUM.
Discovering a passion for building tension in non-linear storytelling, she then wrote, produced and directed the short thrillers “7AM Wednesday” (2020) and “A Close Call” (2021).
Herlocker is one of five selected for the 2022 ViacomCBS Directing Initiative, which for the first time in its 18 year history, will be guaranteeing its participants a directing gig on a CBS show. In 2021, she graduated from the DGA’s highly selective DDI Mentorship Program for episodic television directors.
Recently expanding into development, Herlocker has multiple projects on her slate with her production company, Shadow Art Entertainment.
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