Julia Camara is a Brazilian award winning writer/filmmaker living in Los Angeles with her husband, photographer and filmmaker, Tim Aldridge and her daughter Emilia. She has a B.A. in cinema from Columbia College-Hollywood. Julia is also a UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting alumna.
She has written and directed several award winning short films including "House Cleaning," Best Comedy Short at the New York International Independent Film Festival in 2012, “How to Get a Date,” Best Short Short at the Broad Humor Film Festival in 2015, "O' Tickle Tree," judge's pick at the 2015 Indi.com Billy Bob Thorton Acting Challenge, and “Unsolved” a noir short film, available on Amazon Prime.
She wrote the sci-fi feature “Area Q” (starring Isaiah Washington), the road movie “Open Road” (starring Andy Garcia, Juliette Lewis and Camilla Belle), and the sci-fi found footage feature “Occupants” (starring Star Trek: Voyager's Robert Picardo). “Occupants” screened at 150 film festivals all over the world and won over 90 awards including “Best Sci-fi Feature” at Shriekfest Film Festival and “Best Screenplay” at Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema, and a Telly Award for writing. Julia's latest project is the experimental feature drama “In Transit,” which she wrote and directed. “In Transit” won Best Experimental Film four times; at the Glendale International Film Festival, at the Top Indie Awards Film Festival, at the Culver City Film Festival, and at the Olympus Film Festival . “In Transit” is available to rent or buy on now Amazon Video.