That's What She Wrote
In 2020, Julia compiled her articles and interviews about screenwriting and filmmaking and created this unique ebook filled with tips, insight and powerful advice from Hollywood writers.
Julia Camara is a Brazilian award-winning writer/filmmaker. She was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil and freelanced for years as a Portuguese translator for film and television dubbing and subtitling. She has written and directed several award-winning short films. Julia’s feature directorial debut In Transit, an experimental drama shot mostly in one day and with improvised dialogue, won Best Experimental Film at four different festivals.
She also 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 award winning sci-fi found footage feature Occupants (starring Star Trek: Voyager's Robert Picardo).
Julia is a WGAW member and an active member of the Committee of Women Writers and the Latino Writer’s Committee. Julia is also a member of Film Fatales and the Board of Directors of Alliance of Women Directors. Julia currently teaches Screenwriting at UCLA Extension. Some of Julia’s articles about screenwriting and filmmaking can be seen on WeScreenplay blog, Luz Collective and the Ms. in the Biz archives. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and creative collaborator, Tim Aldridge and their daughter Emilia.