Julia Hutchings is a filmmaker based in Vancouver, Canada. Her work explores themes of identity, subjective vs. objective narrative, and experiments with the collaborative relationship between story and audience. Julia studied Film Production at Simon Fraser School for the Contemporary Arts and obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours in 2010. Originally working in experimental cinema, Julia’s directorial ambitions transitioned to narrative fiction with her graduate film Irradiate (2010), which garnered her awards as a director, writer, and sound designer. Julia currently works as a producer, writer, director, assistant director, and editor. Her selected professional credits include working as an associate producer for The Amazing Race Canada: Season 1 & 2; creating interactive video installation works for the Fernie Museum; directing educational content for Alberta Health Services and Gaia Collaborative Medicine; as well as collaborating on numerous award winning independent film productions across Canada and the Pacific North West. Julia sat on the ShortWork Competition jury for the 2011 Whistler Film Festival and has contributed to the selection committees for the Banff Mountain Film Festival, Reel Canadian Film Festival, and the Fernie Mountain Film Festival. Julia’s most recent film, Here Nor There (2016), was one of nine films selected for the Telefilm Canada Not Short on Talent: Clermont-Ferrand 2016 and is currently in consideration at film festivals around the world.