Juli Jackson is a media artist working in film, photography, and animation. A native to Arkansas, she graduated from University of the Arts with a BFA in Film and Video. In 2005, Jackson acted as Director of Photography for the independent feature â€œBeat the Airâ€ shot in Philadelphia. During a three year stay in Los Angeles, Jackson contributed lighting design and camerawork on numerous industry projects, including feature films, TV pilots, commercials, documentaries, short films, and animations.
In 2008, Juli shot her 2nd indie feature, the dark comedy â€œGod’s Country, Off Route 9â€ which
screened at numerous festivals in the US and internationally. Afterwards Jackson returned to
Arkansas to pursue her creative work and in 2011 was awarded a generous grant from the Ozark
Foothills FilmFest as part of the Arkansas Indie Film Initiative to make her first feature film, â€œ45RPM.â€