From a background in advertising and consumer PR, Julia joined Rank Film Distributors in the early 1990’s. After which she moved on to PolyGram to become responsible for running the theatrical marketing and publicity department in the UK, releasing such films as TRAINSPOTTING, FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL, FARGO, TWELVE MONKEYS and THE USUAL SUSPECTS.
After PolyGram closed in 1999, Julia moved to Redbus (now Lionsgate) and Film Four Distribution. In 2003 set up VERVE PICTURES with Colin Burch during which time they acquired BULLET BOY, Andrea Arnold’s RED ROAD, the Oscar nominated DOGTOOTH and released a number of films by first time film makers.
From 2011 to 2013 Julia was Head of Acquisitions at The Works Film Group where she acquired Kieran Evans BAFTA winning KELLY + VICTOR. Julia is currently actively involved in delivering several high profile training courses for both the Film Distributor’s Association, MEDIA and Creative Skillset as well as consulting for Pulse Films and has recently joined House Distribution UK in a consultancy capacity. House has acquired 28 films many of which are focused on a digital release.