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Julia Verdin

Rough Diamond Productions
Julia Verdin
(323) 848-2900 phone

Director/Producer/Writer has just finished directing her 2nd feature film, Maya, starring Patricia Valesquez, Rumer Willis and Gianfranco Rodriguez. Her first feature film Angie: Lost Girls starring Olivia D'Abo, Dylan Sprayberry, Anthony Montgomery and MC Lyte was seen by millions and won awards. Julia made her directing debut with the award-winning short film Lost Girls that she also wrote and produced, starring Bar Paly, Marisol Nichols and Jamie Harris. The short played major festivals and got distribution. Julia has also worked with non profits and directed 3 narrative shorts "Brown" and "The Inheritance of Family" and "Scripted" to showcase foster youth.

Julia is passionate about using the power of film to shed light on important social and humanitarian issues.

Julia 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.

Julia Verdin - Directing Reel 2020 w/ Actor Testimonies from Rough Diamond | Raindance LA on Vimeo.

Julia Verdin Directing Reel from Julia Verdin on Vimeo.


Julia Verdin Documentary Directing Reel from Julia Verdin on Vimeo.


Lost Girls Trailer from Julia Verdin on Vimeo.

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