Press
June 13, 2020

‘Lost Girls: Angie’s Story’

View full article... Julia Verdin’s 'Lost Girls: Angie's Story' is a powerful story with a gripping real world message revolving around the victims of sex trafficking. Inspired by Julia Verdin’s time volunteering at a runaway children’s shelter in Los Angeles,…
Blog
April 20, 2020

Shooting Your Film After Quarantine

If you're planning to shoot your film once the business opens up again, here are some issues you might want to consider. It is looking likely that production insurance will not cover COVID-19 or other strains of the Coronavirus.  If…
Blog
March 24, 2020

Corona Virus Effects on The Industry

With the new social distancing and self isolation and the film business pretty much shutting down for the moment, it’s good to look at how some creative filmmakers are finding solutions to keep going. Russian filmmaker Timur Bemambetov found a…
Blog
March 19, 2020

Film and TV Funding in a New Era

Many of you have films and TV projects that you are looking to get funding for or have made and looking to get out into the market place. There is plenty of funding available.  It is a question of understanding…
Blog
October 30, 2019

Distribution News

As the audience appetite for subscription and on demand content that they can watch when they please or binge-watch grows, more new platforms are starting up. Warner Media will be launching HBO max in Spring 2020, they will be showing…
Blog
October 14, 2019

Changes in Our Industry: Funding

Lots of change going on in the Entertainment business!  It will be interesting to see what happens this week at the upcoming Cannes Mipcom TV market.  A lot of the big media conglomerates like Disney and Warner media are transitioning…
Blog
March 7, 2019

SUCCESSFUL PRODUCERS KNOW THIS

On Tuesday March 19th, join producer/director Julia Verdin‘s celebrated online and in person course on producing films and television. “This course is perfect for writers or directors who want to produce their own work.
News
September 13, 2016

Film Festival Screenings of Lost Girls

Last Updated on October 3, 2016.   LA SHORTS FEST (LOS ANGELES, CA) - U.S. PREMIERE SEPTEMBER 4, 2016 (SUNDAY) at 9.55 PM   RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (LONDON, UK) - EUROPEAN PREMIERE SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 (WEDNESDAY) at 9 PM SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 (THURSDAY) at…
NewsPress
January 11, 2015

BAFTA LA Awards Season Tea Party 2015

Julia with Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) and director Morten Tyldum at BAFTA Tea Party 2015, in Beverly Hills. Ethan Hawke’s jokes about “Foxcatcher” star amongst friendly banter as Jamie Dornan, Adrien Brody, Anna Kendrick and Rosamund Pike pack the Four…
News
April 23, 2014

Julia Verdin attends BritWeek opening party

How appropriate that on St George’s Day BritWeek held its opening party, and how appropriate that on William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, the theme was A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The Consul General’s Residence in Los Angeles was transformed into a magical…
News
March 1, 2014

Julia Verdin Speaks on WGA Panel

Julia Verdin spoke on a panel entitled: How to Succeed Without Representation: Strategies for the Un- and Under-represented Writer bringing her experience as a veteran producer to writers struggling to find representation. Other speakers that evening included Jerrol LeBaron (Inktip),…
Reviews
December 9, 2013

REVIEW: Indiewire – Ninth Cloud

Auteur Directors: Any American Women? by Maria Giese In 100 years of cinema, no American woman director has ever been invited to join the pantheon of international auteur directors. Non-American women directors like Andrea Arnold, Jane Campion, Liliana Cavani, Claire…