NFMLA Panel: Julie Anne Robinson on Directing

March 19, 2021 03:00pm PDT - 04:30pm PDT

Join NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) for a conversation with director and producer Julie Anne Robinson. We will discuss her award-winning career in directing, her work on the Netflix hit Bridgerton, and the current television landscape and development.

About Julie Anne Robinson

Julie Anne Robinson is a BAFTA and Golden Globe nominated director in addition to her success as a producer. She began her career in the UK, quickly becoming a significant force in the US market as well. In total, Julie Anne has 12 network pilots to her name and has brought some 7 series to air in the US.

Most recently, she kicked off the first Shondaland production for Netflix, BRIDGERTON, having developed and produced THE CATCH with Shondaland previously. Her recent directing and development work also includes NBC comedy series I FEEL BAD with Amy Poehler in addition to an upcoming drama with Sky.

Her US-based company, CannyLads Productions, has enjoyed success developing comedy and drama series, and is currently under a deal with Universal Television. In the UK, Julie Anne runs Longboat Pictures alongside former ITV commissioner Victoria Fea, where they develop under an investment deal with Sky.

Her American television credits include a variety of shows including CASTLE ROCK (Hulu), ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA (Showtime), I’M DYING UP HERE (Showtime), THE LAST TYCOON (Amazon), MASTERS OF SEX, NURSE JACKIE, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, SCANDAL, MANHATTAN, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, GREY’S ANATOMY, PUSHING DAISIES. Among her other pilot directing and executive producing credits are THE MIDDLE, SELFIE, HOW TO LIVE WITH YOUR PARENTS, and others. Her British Television credits include the critically-acclaimed, BAFTA,RTE and Golden Globe nominated, Peabody award-winning mini-series, VIVA BLACKPOOL for BBC; as well as the BAFTA-nominated movie for the BBC starring Nicholas Hoult, COMING DOWN THE MOUNTAIN. She also directed features THE LAST SONG and ONE FOR THE MONEY.

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