Julie Kalceff is an Emmy Award winning writer and director. Her credits include First Day (Seasons 1 and 2), which she created, wrote, directed and co-produced. First Day (Season 1) won an International Emmy Award, a Rose d’Or, a GLAAD Media Award and was nominated for two AACTA Awards (Australian Academy Awards). First Day Season 2 was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Young Teen Series, an AACTA Award, the MIPCOM Cannes Diversify TV Award and an ADG Award (Australian Directors Guild).
Julie was a director on feature film anthology Here Out West, which opened the Sydney Film Festival in 2021, and pilot director on PM’s Daughter Season 2. Julie created, wrote, directed and produced Starting From Now, the global hit digital drama series that amassed over 190 million views.
Julie is currently co-directing feature film documentary Dani: The Danielle Laidley Story. She is in development on a slate of projects as well as working as a director on episodic television.
SCREEN FOREVER is proudly supported by the Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland.
Screen Producers Australia respectfully acknowledges the people of the Yugambeh language region, the traditional owners of the lands on which we met. We thank the traditional custodians for welcoming us all onto their lands.
We acknowledge and pay respects to them and all their descendants both past and present. We also acknowledge the many Aboriginal people from other regions as well as Torres Strait and South Sea Islander people who now live in the local area and have made an important contribution to the community.