Julie Sharbutt
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JULIE SHARBUTT is a writer and director from New York now in Los Angeles. MFA in Acting: NYU, BA: Vanderbilt University. Recent co-writer of “PROJECT X” (June 2020 release) for Tinder and 72 & Sunny. A member of Film Fatales, Women in Film and Alliance of Women Directors. Julie’s most recent short film, the award-winning feminist thriller comedy 3 DAYS (produced by Vanishing Angle), premiered at the 2019 San Francisco Independent Film Festival, an official selection of over 30 international festivals. Her feature film, RETREAT, is currently in development, as are her award winning scripts HALLOWEEN PARADE and EXCELLENT FANCY. From 2017-18 Julie was selected for Time Warner Inc’s inaugural ONEFIFTY New Storytellers Diversity Initiative, in partnership with Beech Hill Films, and developed her original episodic series COOL NEW TOWN. In 2015, her feature film debut as a writer and director, MOVED, was distributed by The Orchard. The feature film she co-wrote and starred in, THE WEEKEND, was distributed by FilmBuff/Hulu in 2014. With additional background in comedy writing and performance from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater at The PIT, Julie is a regular performer in UCB LA’s GRAVID WATER and THE SCENE. Her comedy writing has been featured in THE NEW YORKER: SHOUTS & MURMURS. She is a longtime volunteer at Inner-City Arts, LA Promise Fund, and 52nd Street Project. She enjoys gardening, hiking, art, activism, and ghost stories.


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    Directing & Writing Reel

    Julie Sharbutt directing and writing reel, including:

    3 DAYS (Short, 2019), Writer/Director/actor, Produced by Vanishing Angle and Five By Eight Productions, Premiered at the 2019 San Francisco Independent Film Festival
    MOVED (Feature, 2015), Writer/Director/Producer, Produced by Jet Pack Productions, Distributed by The Orchard, Available on Amazon and Itunes
    ADMAZONS (Short, 2018), Writer/Producer, Premiered at the 2019 St. Francis Women's Film Festival
    THE WEEKEND (Feature, 2014), Writer/Actor, Sunnyside Films, Distributed by FilmBuff, Available on Hulu and Itunes
    WEINER (Short, 2016), Writer/Producer, Funny Or Die