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Hey, I'm Julia!

Brooklyn, New York

A filmmaker with a background in visual arts, production design, and photography. Originally graduating with a Bachelor of Biophysical Science in 2005, majoring in Neuroscience & Physiology, Ngeow has great interest in the human mind, and sharing stories that unite humanity.

 

Ngeow has directed several short films, including two funded by the Australian government. Currently co-directing an IFP Fiscally Sponsored documentary with 14-yr-old Emma Zurcher-Long. This documentary, called UNSPOKEN, is a poetic, POV film about Emma’s life growing up with autism. For the past 8 years, Julia has directed music videos with bands from Australia, USA and Canada, and is currently developing EUDAEMONIA into a feature film script.

 

Julia is also directing a global Girls-Empowerment mini-doc series. 

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

2 WEEKS

New York Short
Drama, Horror

2 WEEKS accompanies Tanya as she explores what it means to be asexual in a committed relationship and an actor in a “sex sells” world.

101%

This project got the green light!

Dirt Pilot

Los Angeles Series
Crime, Drama

When a Native girl is found, another goes missing. While police are caught up in jurisdicition, it falls to her older sister to find her.

90%

This project got the green light!

Wolves Inside

Austin Short
Western, Drama

A female-led western that explores the duality of good and evil that struggles within us all and the unexpected path it leads us.

118%

This project got the green light!

Wise Gals

Boston Short
Crime, Drama

In an alternate 1980s underground, organized crime is ruled by women. Up-and-coming mobster Sophia is ready to take the throne.

100%

This project got the green light!

Marisol

New York Short
Drama, Foreign Film

When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.

101%

This project got the green light!

Lost Bayou

Lafayette Feature
Drama, Family

A struggling addict ventures out into the Louisiana swamp to discover that her estranged faith healer father is hiding a troubling secret.

118%

This project got the green light!

Interference

New York Short
Drama, Thriller

A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.

85%

This project got the green light!

OR DIE TRYING

Los Angeles Series
Drama

Four ambitious women attempt to achieve their own definition of success while dealing with the struggles of being a millennial in Hollywood.

82%

This project got the green light!

Real Artists

San Francisco Short
Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the near future, a young animator is offered what should be her dream job; but then discovers the truth of the modern "creative" process.

112%

This project got the green light!

Eudaemonia

New York Short
Comedy, Drama

A serendipitous mistake leads to a fleeting encounter between a traveller and a reclusive New Yorker. A film about the power of connection.

100%

This project got the green light!

6 Love Stories

Atlanta Feature
Drama, Romantic Comedy

Over the course of one afternoon, in six different parts of LA, six couples connect, reconnect, or fall apart. Love Actually meets Magnolia.

105%

This project got the green light!

GOOD GUYS WITH GUNS

Albuquerque Short
Crime, Drama

Too many "good guys" with guns try to be heroes during a robbery. Everything goes wrong since no one knows who the other good guys are.

87%

This project got the green light!

This Is Us

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Romance

When is our love?

80%

This project got the green light!

Broad Strokes

Orange Short
Comedy, LGBTQ

As young filmmakers, we aim to tell stories full of energy, grounded in familiar emotion, and relevant to a 21st century audience.

108%

This project got the green light!

Where You Burn It

Orange Short
Drama, Romance

An aspiring photographer must decide between pursuing his dream of going to California or staying to fix his deteriorating relationship.

83%

This project got the green light!

Many Faces

Orange Short
Drama, Thriller

A daughter sets out to find the truths of her mother’s past and re-establish their relationship broken by her mother’s time spent in an asyl

80%

This project got the green light!

Of A Grateful Nation

Raleigh Short
Drama, War

PTSD is an endeavor that is often dismissed by the masses because it is often a path walked alone.

88%

This project got the green light!

B.U.T.S

New York Series
Comedy

Bilingual, Underrepresented, Titless, Sallies. We are spoofing Latino stereotypes on TV!

100%

This project got the green light!

Soulmates

Burlington Feature
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Samantha and Jessamine's small-town "married" way of life is suddenly jeopordized by two out-of-staters: Jess's new fiancé and a corporation

83%

This project got the green light!

Santi

New York Short
Drama

Santi the film is the story of a young man who struggles to escape the violence of his home.

91%

This project got the green light!

Boys on the Inside

Seattle Feature
Documentary

Boys on the Inside is a feature documentary about ‘boy’ culture in women’s prisons in Washington State.

82%

This project got the green light!

The Future of Man

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A young mother defies a strict religious cult to obtain critical medical care for her dying son.

94%

This project got the green light!

Family Trees

Mendocino Feature
Documentary

After decades of secrecy and prohibition, California's master cannabis farmers share their stories and band together to beat corporate pot.

87%

This project got the green light!

Locked

Seattle Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A former marathon runner struggles to free herself from fear a year after surviving a terror attack.

86%

This project got the green light!

The Chebo

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Horror

An irreverent send-up to family creature features from the 80's and 90’s.

113%

This project got the green light!

A Little Water

New York Feature
Romance, Drama

On the anniversary of a tragic accident 4 people reunite for a weekend at the lake. A Little Water is a story about the secrets we keep.

114%

This project got the green light!

The Rise and Fall of Liberty

Durham Feature
Documentary

A story about an iconic tobacco warehouse, a community of artists, and developers who are threatening the soul of a southern city.

100%

This project got the green light!

Third Candidates

Washington Series
Documentary

Why is it rare, and not the norm, to have more than two major candidates? We interview experts and follow candidates learn why.

83%

This project got the green light!

Vida

Los Angeles Short
LGBTQ, Horror

A closeted musical prodigy turned baby vamp must stifle her cravings, risk having sex with her roommate or suck her small-town campus dry.

81%

This project got the green light!

Baato

Sankhuwasabha Feature
Documentary

Deep in the Himalayan mountains the first road is coming, and this new highway to China will change Nepali village life forever.

101%

This project got the green light!

LUMPIA 2

Los Angeles Feature
Action, Comedy

15 years after the original, the Filipino egg-roll-armed avenger reappears in Fogtown to stop a mysterious drug syndicate...

80%

This project got the green light!

Rich Kids

Houston Feature
Drama, Teen

A group of Latino teens in a poor community break into Los Ricos, a local mansion, to forget their difficult lives and live a different one.

105%

This project got the green light!

Tales from Shaolin Part One - "Shakey Dog"

Philadelphia Short
Action, Crime

In the Slums of Shaolin, No Score is Simple.

112%

This project got the green light!

Mickey Reece's 'Alien'

Oklahoma City Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A reimagining of the early years of Elvis and Priscilla's infamous married life told through the eyes of Priscilla.

80%

This project got the green light!

Ollie and Molly Can't Get Arrested

New York Series
Comedy

Ollie and Molly can't get arrested. Or so they think! Follow the misadventures of two unemployed actors in this comedic romp through NYC.

89%

This project got the green light!

Mrs. Drake

Denver Short
Drama

It takes courage and strength to raise a child but it's constant doubt that consumes a parent.

84%

This project got the green light!

Rez Comedy

Red Lake Feature
Documentary

Two Native American Comedians from different reservations head West to break into the comedy mainstream. Soundtrack by Charlie Parr.

100%

This project got the green light!

A punk Daydream

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary

Indonesia has one of the biggest punk scenes in the world, amidst poverty, pollution and oppression.

101%

This project got the green light!

Time Well Spent

Kailua-Kona Feature
Documentary, Sport

A story of four boys who go on the surf trip of a lifetime to discover their worth, and that your past does not define your future.

101%

This project got the green light!

Don't Talk About the Baby

Washington Feature
Documentary

There shouldn't be a stigma surrounding miscarriage, stillbirth or infertility. This has happened to someone you know--Let's talk about it.

95%

This project got the green light!

A Queen For The People

New York Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

Bob the Drag Queen's career is on the rise. Where the hell she off to next?

104%

This project got the green light!

House of Dreams

Boston Short
Drama, Other

A man's mind can become a house of dreams...

84%

This project got the green light!

Ordinary Women

San Francisco Series
Animation, History

Feminist Frequency's new video series about defying stereotypes, challenging the status quo, and being extraordinary.

103%

This project got the green light!

The Long Haul

Seattle Feature
Comedy, Documentary

Magic Mike meets The Full Monty in a documentary featuring six "Average Joes"

113%

This project got the green light!

Magic Pills

Toronto Feature
Documentary, Science

Homeopathy - the medicine they don't want you to know about. We need finishing funds! US contributions are tax deductible!

133%

This project got the green light!

OneWeekLoveFilm

New York Feature
Romantic Comedy

Two friends explore their relationship during a one week romance.

95%

This project got the green light!

Over Dinner

New Haven Short
Comedy, Drama

Frustrated by her eccentric mother's care-free role as grandmother, her adult daughter unravels their complicated past over dinner.

87%

This project got the green light!

2 Girls | 1 Asian

New York Series
Comedy

An original comedy about two New York roommates-- half-Asian, full mess.

100%

This project got the green light!

PERFECTION

Feature
Drama

PERFECTION is an independent feature film about an unlikely love story that proves we are more than our scars...

89%

This project got the green light!

Supporting Roles

Series
Comedy

Being a struggling actress is the worst but having a friend failing spectacularly along with you makes it one hell of a ride.

83%

This project got the green light!

Girl Trip

Sacramento Short
Comedy, Horror

Best friends take a road trip that ends in bloodshed.

106%

This project got the green light!

Bottle Fed

Saint Louis Feature
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Post break-up, a young mother chases after her "pre-baby" dreams by forming a stand-up comedy mom band with her best friend.

87%

This project got the green light!

Raising the TXT Generation

San Francisco Short
Drama, Family

A protective father battles the horrific reality of his 11 year old daughter receiving 'sexts' from a classmate.

89%

This project got the green light!

Auld Lang Syne

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Drama

An annual New Year’s Eve party becomes occasion for disaster as three couples' lives unravel spectacularly over the course of the evening.

80%

This project got the green light!

That's Not Us

New York Feature
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

An intimate portrait of 3 couples on a beach weekend that tests the strength of their relationships

105%

This project got the green light!

Headshots

Los Angeles Short
Action, Satire

When hitmen kidnap an aspiring actor, he must depend on the kindness of strangers who want him dead.

80%

This project got the green light!

Three Fingers

Nashville-Davidson Short
Drama, War

The battle continues long after the war...

101%

This project got the green light!

Cheap Plastic Mask

Chicago Short
Horror

A meeting of two strangers in the bathroom of a Halloween party spirals into a waking nightmare.

105%

This project got the green light!

Across The Tracks

Atlanta Short
Drama, Family

In 1960s GA, a young mixed girl decides to pass for white, a choice that follows her for many years.

102%

This project got the green light!

The Videoblogs

Brooklyn Feature
Drama

A feature film about a lonely young woman who reaches out through The Screen.

108%

This project got the green light!

CongestedCat Shorts

New York Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Character-driven, stereotype breaking short films about loss from the creators of 'Kelsey.'

120%

This project got the green light!

FOG CITY

San Francisco Short
Drama, Mystery

A solitary amateur ballplayer confronts an invisible past in plain view of a new teammate.

58%

This project got the green light!

Trichster

New York Feature
Documentary

Living with the most common disorder you've never heard of.

24%

This project got the green light!

Charlotte

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A drama about those moments of childhood that never leave us.

106%

This project got the green light!

I Am Thalente: In Theatres and on iTunes Now!

Durban Feature
Documentary

A homeless skateboarder travels from South Africa to the US and into the heart of skateboarding.

86%

This project got the green light!

The Master Cleanse

Brooklyn Short
Comedy

Enter Park Slope's most transformative commune...

69%

This project got the green light!

She Lights Up Well

Detroit Feature
Comedy

A struggling actress moves home and directs a production to try and save the community theater.

96%

This project got the green light!

Movement + Location

Brooklyn Feature
Sci-Fi

A woman in Brooklyn learns the hard way that you can't always leave the past behind you.

80%

This project got the green light!

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