Consultant Ip Development & International Distribution
With over twenty years experience in the international distribution and coproduction business including stints as Head of International Distribution at Mediatoon and Alphanim Paris (now Gaumont Animation), Julie created indie distributor awol animation in 2004. Significant representations since then include/have included Emmy award winning Little Airplane Productions NYC, The Jim Henson Company, Les Films de l’Arlequin and Supamonks France, Korean based Goldilocks Studio and Funny Flux Entertainment, along with Belfast based BAFTA award winning studio Black North/Enter Yes and multi award winning UK based studio Dot to Dot Productions etc. With over 130 international clients including public service broadcasters, pan-regional and commercial channels, digital platforms, Educational Networks, book publishers and consumer products partners, awol animation offers a one stop shop vertically integrated roll out for new brands.
Julie is also a regularly invited speaker/jury member at industry events including Kidscreen Summit, Cartoon Connection, Cartoon Finance, Annecy Animation Festival, the CNC Innovation Fund along with training courses run by Northern Ireland Screen and Animation Skillnet Dublin.