When you do what you found to love... that isn't a hobby anymore!
Julian is the director of the documentary “Aka Dr. Hope” awarded: "Best Experimental", "Best Documentary" and "Best Director" by TINFF; "Best Documentary" by MIWAFF and "Silver Winner" by Telly Awards.
He is the screenwriter/director/producer of "THE RED ROSE" awarded: "RISING FILMMAKER" by Montreal International Wreath Awards Film Festival; "Award of Recognition" by United International Film Festival and "BEST NY SHORT" by International New York Film Festival.
Julian has co-written and co-produced the film "Paftuar" (Uninvited) that was screened on May 2016 at Cannes Festival Short Corner and also won "Best Cinematography" and "Best Production" awards at International Film Festival and Albanian Film Week in NYC.
Julian’s feature script "The Bright Future" was picked as 10 best scripts at AlbaScript workshop organized in Pogradec, Albania by Albanian National Cinematography Center and Cineuropa.
Julian's other feature script "Leap of Faith" was quarter finalist at National Screenwriters Day Screenwriting Competition and 2018 Gold Reel Award Winners in Nevada Film Festival.
His short comedy script "Balkan Brothers" was the Official Selection of Oaxaca FilmFest 2017 and on March 2016 Julian Directed and Produced a music video for an Italian pop singer.
Julian has completed a few full feature and short scripts while keeps on writing. In the meantime, he is experiencing a bit of an acting career in short films, TV series and documentaries like: "Mystery at the museum", "Tough time in NY",; "Hope of escape" etc.
In August 2018 Julian graduated from "Master Screenwriter Certificate Program" with ScreenwritingU.
At the age of 14, Julian went to military school and later on to Police Academy. He has been involved in Albanian police special operation and has worked as a bodyguard for politicians and people of arts from 1996 to 2012. Telling some unique life stories induced his friends to convince him to write a few of them.
  • Writer (7 Credits)
    Balkan Brothers
    Short Script
    Hope Dies Last
    Screenplay
    Leap of Faith
    Screenplay
    SAFE GROUND
    Screenplay
    AKA: DR HOPE2019
    Documentary
    The Red Rose2018
    Short
    Paftuar2015
    Short
  • Producer (2 Credits)
    The Red Rose2018
    Short
    Paftuar2015
    Short
  • Director (2 Credits)
    AKA: DR HOPE2019
    Documentary
    The Red Rose2018
    Short
Best Experimental Film
AKA: DR HOPE
Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival
Toronto
2019
Best Documentary
AKA: DR HOPE
Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival
Toronto
2019
Best Director
AKA: DR HOPE
Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival
Toronto
2019
Best Documentary
AKA: DR HOPE
Montreal International Wreath Awards Film Festival
Montreal
2019
Award of Recognition
The Red Rose
United International Film Festival
Los Angeles
2018
Rising Filmmaker
The Red Rose
Montreal International Wreath Awards Film Festival (MIWAFF)
Montreal
2018
Best New York Short
The Red Rose
International New York Film Festival
New York
2018
College
ScreenwritingU
Screenwriting
20162018
Birth Date
March 18, 1974
Birth City
Elbasan
Current City
New York
Height
5.7
Gender
Male
Zodiac Sign
Pisces
When you do what you found to love... that isn't a hobby anymore!
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