Julius
Amedume

Writer and Director

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 an 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.

His most recent film Rattlensnakes, played at the Los Angeles Pan African Festival this year and won the award for Best Narrative Feature as well as winning the African Oscar for Film By An African Abroad.

CV

Film

Writer & Director 

Producer Jimmy Jean-Louis
Starring
  • Jimmy Jean-Louis
  • Jack Coleman
  • Kathleen McClellan
  • Feature film based on the play by Graham Farrow.

    Jet Media Productions
    Producer Nuala O'Leary
    Starring
  • Katie Borland
  • Howard Corlett
  • Lisa Diveney
  • Greg Lowe
  • NFTS original short film.

    Hemant Sharda
    National Film and Television School
    Producer Nuala O'Leary
    Starring
  • Sonya Cassidy
  • Jimmy Jean-Louis
  • Martin Turner
  • NFTS graduation short film.

    National Film and Television School
    Producer Kurban Kassam

    Action thriller film set in London.

    In development

    Writer & Director & Producer 

    Starring
  • Nakeba Buchanan
  • Danny Bedford
  • Caroline Lazaurus
  • Alexis Rodney
  • Short film.

    Hemant Sharda
    National Film and Television School
    Mary and John
    Nominated for Best Short Film at the Rushes Soho Film Festival 2009.
    Starring
  • Eddie Price
  • Marlene Price
  • Short film.

    Hemant Sharda
    National Film and Television School

    Television

    Writer 

    Doctors
    3 x 30'
    Creator Chris Murray
    Producer Ella Kelly
    Writer Bernard Padden
    Starring
  • Simon Rivers
  • Vineeta Rishi
  • Ian Midlane
  • Nathan Wright .
  • BBC for BBC One