Julius Amedume

Writer and Director
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Biography

Julius was awarded a Toledo scholarship to study a masters in directing fiction at the National Film & Television School. During his time there, Julius wrote and directed four short films. MARY AND JOHN was nominated for Best Short at the 2009 Rushes Soho Film Festival and a Golden Lion at the 2010 Taipei county film festival in Taiwan. LORRAINE premiered at the 2009 Edinburgh Film Festival and was nominated for Best Short at the 2010 Rushes Soho Film Festival. MR GRAHAM premiered at The 14th Urbanworld Film Festival in New York 2010 and his graduation film PRECIPICE Won Best Short at the 19th Pan African film festival 2011, and a African Oscar for Best Diaspora Short at the 2011 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in Nigeria. Julius was then one of 18 the students from the British, French and Polish film schools who were selected by the MEDIA DESK UK to help develop his graduation film into a feature film. He was then selected out of 3150 applicants for 1 of the 12 places offered by Channel 4 to work with writers to create an original series or serial for television. Julius has since directed for Doctors and he currently has a feature film, Riding The Whitey, in development which Idris Elba is executive producing.


CV

Film

Writer & Director

Producer Kurban Kassam
 
Julius Amedume's debut feature film is an action thriller set in London.

In development
 
Producer Nuala O'Leary
Starring
  • Katie Borland
  • Howard Corlett
  • Lisa Diveney
  • Greg Lowe
  •  
    Original short for the National Film and Television School
    Hemant Sharda
    National Film and Television School
     
    Producer Nuala O'Leary
    Starring
  • Sonya Cassidy
  • Jimmy Jean-Louis
  • Martin Turner
  •  
    NFTS graduation short
    National Film and Television School
     

    Writer & Director & Producer

    Starring
  • Nakeba Buchanan
  • Danny Bedford
  • Caroline Lazaurus
  • Alexis Rodney
  •  
    Short film written, directed and produced by Julius while at NFTS, about a young man battling his inner demons; shown at the Urbanworld Film Festival New York 2010
    Hemant Sharda
    National Film and Television School
     
    Starring
  • Eddie Price
  • Marlene Price
  •  
    Short film written, driected and produced while at the NFTS, nominated for Best Short Film at the Rushes Soho Film Festival 2009
    Hemant Sharda
    National Film and Television School
     

    TV

    Director

    Writer

    Doctors
    3 x 30
    Creator Chris Murray
    Producer Ella Kelly
    Writer Bernard Padden
    Starring
  • Simon Rivers
  • Vineeta Rishi
  • Ian Midlane
  • Nathan Wright .
  •  
    Julius directed 3 episodes of Doctors in 2012
    BBC for BBC One