The Good Word.....
"Julia has an uncanny knack for finding the interior motive within the most unassuming and even every-day acts. Her Minds eye is well coupled with her keen storytelling skill and her sharp insistent approach to get the cam where the viewer wants it."
- Mark Anton Read, Award-Winning Director of Photographer, Visual Effects Director & Producer.
"Julia is incredibly easy and fun to work with. She has a really positive vibe during shooting, flexibility in scheduling and super professional. She just nailed our video. She captured exactly the mood and feeling that we want to convey to our clients while also touching on every single one of a dozen or so points that we wanted to convey. It's amazing she pulled it all off and made it look totally natural."
- Andrei & Renata Stoica, Tiny B Chocolate (www.tinybchocolate.com)
"I want to thank you for showing up yesterday. Not just showing up in order to gather info for the film, but for "showing up”. Clearly, this is how you do your life and your work. There is no separation. Your work is the movement of your essence in life. I see this. It is what I was drawn to about you, even if I could not have articulated it initially. Now that I have spent time with you, it is so evident. And this is where my adoration arises from. You are, on all levels, simply adorable."
- Sarah Marshank, Founder of Selfistry and Author of "Being Self-ish"
"Thank you again for SUCH a delightful photo experience in celebration of my baby girl who is getting ready to come through the portal! That was the best time i've ever had in a photo shoot. And so sweet to be graced by the wild with a double rainbow and all of the amazing foam! The foam in those pictures is ridiculously beautiful! I've shown the pictures to a couple friends and my mom and they were totally flabbergasted by the beauty and asking "who took these!?" so, I've been talking about you :)"
- Lani Yadegar, Social Studio Coaching.
I'm a filmmaker + photographer – a creative mind, mindfully creating. I believe that by building compelling narratives out of our human stories, we can create a more connected, empathetic and meaningful world.
The path I have chosen to walk is one on the edge, as this is where diversity thrives and newness can be born. It's clear that with the crumbling of so many of our existing systems – economic, relational, environmental – we have a need for new narratives that can give us a sense of hope and direction toward the more beautiful world we know is possible.
In much of my work, I seek out and am sought by those who dare to live their new stories. Using my artistry, I craft narrative driven videos for organizations, entrepreneurs, thought-leaders, artists and change-makers. Together, we create storytelling videos that allow their messages to reach wider audiences and contribute to the NEW stories we must tell to make way for a more connected and sustainable planet.
A little about me.... I was born in Gdansk, Poland, raised in the U.S. and have lived in Paris, New York and now San Francisco. Always feeling a compulsive urge to travel, and coming from an international upbringing, my insatiable curiosity and love to work in the cinéma vérité style has opened many doors for me to "see" and "tell" impactful and heart-achingly beautiful stories, from sitting with the High Priestess of Bali and learning about water to documenting stories of marginalized illegal immigrants and refugees living on the fringes of Paris.
I have an Emmy Nomination and a variety of creative work under my belt. I've worked with award-winning filmmakers such as Jennifer Fox, Nancy Kates, Judith Ehrlich, Bob Potter and Paul Doyle. For two years, I also managed a Contemporary Dance Company in New York City, have organized events and has produced award winning and internationally traveling dance, film, and theater productions.
Being a student of life, I also hold a Master NLP Practitioner certification, training in Council, Dynamic Governance, Circling, Forum, Orgasmic Meditation and fuse change-work facilitation skills with my photographic eye in a new collaboration with dear friend and collaborator top model Kim Iglinsky which we call SENSUAL SURREALISM.