Julia Jansch is an award winning filmmaker from South Africa with films distributed and commissioned by Disney+, MTV Docs and The New Yorker.
Her stories take deep dives into what makes us most human. After spending a decade in development at FremantleMedia (UK, LA) and RadicalMedia (NY) 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. Julia premiered ELSA at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2022. It was acquired by The New Yorker.
Her latest film is coming out on Disney+ (2023) and she is currently packaging her debut narrative feature, Huberta. Julia has a filmmaking diploma from The New York Film Academy, and an MBA and Masters in Global Governance from the University of Oxford.