37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

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Julia Pontecorvo


Julia Pontecorvo is a creative producer enthusiastic about telling idiosyncratic and heartfelt human stories through traditional and innovative forms. She started at RadicalMedia working on a variety of short documentaries for original YouTube channel THNKR and on The System With Joe Berlinger (Al Jazeera America 2014). Notable projects include the docuseries Year Million (National Geographic 2017), the Grand Clio-winning interactive horror audio play PossessionBegins (Cinemax 2017), and Lance Weiler’s acclaimed Where There’s Smoke (2019 Tribeca Film Festival). Recently, she was a producer on season two of Home (Apple TV+ 2022), and The Supermodels (Apple TV+ 2023), a four-part docuseries spotlighting the remarkable careers of Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, and Christy Turlington. Julia was proud to be a 2020 Impact Partners Producers Fellow. She currently serves as Supervising Producer across an array of documentary projects for Firelight Media.

Film: Going Varsity in Mariachi
Panel: Making It – Film Industry Career Panel