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Julia Ivanova

British Columbia

JULIA IVANOVA is a BC-based documentary Director, editor and cinematographer. In 2019, she was honoured with a Retrospective at Hot Docs Film Festival as a "significant Canadian filmmaker" — one of only three BC directors across 20 years. Her film “Family Portrait in Black and White,” produced with ITVS, premiered at SUNDANCE and won BEST CANADIAN FEATURE at Hot Docs. Her film “Limit is the Sky” won BEST CANADIAN FEATURE at DOXA. Ivanova's documentaries have screened at major international festivals, such as IDFA, Cleveland, Hamptons, DOC NYC and LA Film Festival. Her films have been covered by leading media worldwide, such as Variety. Five of Julia's ten TV hour and feature docs were made with CBC. In the US, her films were on PBS and Discovery USA. “Julia Ivanova is a bright light in the Canadian documentary world. Her adventurousness and passion as a filmmaker, coupled with her acute ability to connect with her subjects and draw out their stories with great insight, is nothing short of remarkable"  - Shane Smith, director of programming at Hot Docs.

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Julia Ivanova

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  • Family Portrait in Black and White

    Family Portrait in Black and White

    Link: IMDB

    Roles: Writer, Editor

    Studio / Network: PBS

    Genre: Drama, Family

  • Fatherhood Dreams

    Fatherhood Dreams

    Link: IMDB

    Role: Writer

    Studio / Network: Global

    Type: TV Movie/Long Form/SVOD

    Genre: Drama, Family, LGBTQ2

  • Love Translated

    Love Translated

    Link: IMDB

    Role: Editor

    Studio / Network: CBC

    Genre: Romance, Comedy

  • Limit is the Sky

    Limit is the Sky

    Link: IMDB

    Roles: Writer, Editor

    Studio / Network: NFB

    Genre: Drama