Julietta and producer Eva di Blasio are one of eight teams to receive Hot Shots short film funding from Screen Australia to bring Gloria Harrison's short story Let's See How Fast This Baby Will Go (as featured on the This American Life podcast) to the screen!
Earlier this year Julietta worked with the Department of Justice in Melbourne to direct a series of short films, sharing the experiences of people who had had someone in their family murdered.
The films have just been released to coincide with Victims of Crime Awareness Week in Victoria.
An article on Screen Australia's Directors Attachment Scheme, which Julietta took part in earlier this year: http://thescreenblog.com/2015/11/03/directors-attachment-scheme-mentors-australian-directors/
Julietta joins Rey Carlson, Kriv Stenders and Luke Eve as a director at PLAYBIG FILM! PLAYBIG will represent Julietta exclusively for TV commercial work: http://www.campaignbrief.com/2015/10/director-julietta-boscolo-join.html
Screen Director magazine interviewed Julietta about her Director's attachment with Geoff Bennett on Love Child. Head on over for a listen: http://www.screendirector.org/podcast/2015/julietta-boscolo-love-child
Julietta has just been selected as Geoff Bennett's director's attachment on Playmaker Media's Love Child through Screen Australia's Directors Attachment Scheme, a joint Screen Australia-Australian Directors Guild initiative!
Julietta wins the Australian Directors Guild Award for Best Direction in a Short Film for Sam's Gold!
Amongst other acclaimed nominees Alex Ryan (Ngurrumbang) Josh Tanner (The Landing) and Sean Kruck (Snowblind), Julietta took home the award at a packed ceremony at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney .
Sam's Gold has been selected for St Kilda Film Festival's Top 100 shorts! The film plays May 28, 7:45pm at The Astor."Celebrating its 31st anniversary in 2014, the St Kilda Film Festival is Australia's largest and oldest short film festival. Accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, it is now an Academy Awards® qualifying event." http://www.stkildafilmfestival.com.au/2014-s2/
Sydneysiders who missed Sam's Gold on ABC1 can see it this Wednesday 5th as part of the fabulous WOW Film Festival! It plays at the Parliament House Theatre from 9:30am. The Minister for Women, Hon. Pru Goward will open the event and Julietta will speak afterwards at a Meet the Filmmaker segment.
"The World of Women's Cinema - WOW Film Festival is a short film festival that promotes and awards the talents of women directors, producers, writers, editors and cinematographers in the Australian film industry and internationally...WOW Film Festival welcomes new Festival Patron for our 20th Festival – internationally acclaimed actor, director, producer Rachel Griffiths. http://www.wift.org/wow/program/march05.htm
We're really excited to announce the European premiere for Sam's Gold!
It will play at BUFF Film Festival in Sweden in March - http://www.buff.se/en/introfilm/sams-gold-2/
"Since 1984, BUFF Film Festival has been the most important forum for film for children and youths in the Nordics."
Sam's Gold screens on ABC1 tonight as part of The Screening Room, hosted by Jason di Rosso. According to ABCTV, 'The Screening Room showcases the best Australian short films from emerging film makers and cutting-edge visionaries' : http://www.abc.net.au/tv/programs/screening-room/
October is a big month for Julietta's short films!
Sam's Gold is an official selection at the Academy Awards accredited Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis!
And Julietta's film Safe has been nominated for a total of five awards including Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Cinematography (Jeremy Rouse) and Best Actress (Adrienne Pickering) at the Maverick Movie Awards in New York!
Moviemaker Magazine calls the Maverick Movie Awards 'the Indie Spirit Awards of true indie filmmakers' and the goal of the Awards 'is to help talented moviemakers achieve the recognition they deserve by awarding movies with unique style, exceptional craft, and the power to communicate'.
Safe will also screen in competition this month at the Pune Short Film Festival in India this month.
Julietta's Screen NSW funded short Sam's Gold had it's national premiere at Perth Revelation International Film Festival last night to a packed house! Screenspace called the film 'an exciting new work':
Julietta has been awarded one of three Travel Fellowships to the Perth Revelation International Film Festival!