Julia Jansch is a Tribeca-award winning filmmaker from South Africa. Her films take deep dives into what makes us most human.
Julia spent just under a decade working in development at FremantleMedia and RadicalMedia before going independent and telling her own stories. In 2015 she set up Southern Point Pictures. Her film, My Father the Mover, won the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short at the Tribeca Film Festival (2020) and was acquired by MTV Studios. It was nominated for a prestigious Critics Choice Award.
She is premiering her next documentary short, ELSA, at the Tribeca Film Festival (2022). She is currently packaging her narrative feature, Huberta; and is in post production on a project for Disney+. She has a filmmaking diploma from The New York Film Academy, and an MBA and Masters in Global Governance from the University of Oxford.