Curriculum Vitae

Julianna Villarosa (formerly: Thomas)



Work


2017
Hello, Our Name Is Pedro (documentary), in production
Color Bars | Big Bend (new media)

2016

VHS Mixtape Volume 1 (43 min.)


2015

Black & White In Color (2:11)


2013

Schooner, “Feel Better” music video (2:32)

Saint Agnes (3:06)


2010

Gloss (10 min.)


2009

Home (1:48)

Textures (1:32)

Repress (3:52)




Select Screenings and Exhibitions

2017
Black & White In Color:
MGM National Harbor video installation, December 2016 - April 2017, Washington, DC
North Portland Unknown Television, January 2017

2016

Black & White In Color:

VHS Mixtape Vol. 1

New Mavericks Film Series, Atlanta, GA

Cucalorus Film Festival, Wilmington, NC

Miami Short Film Festival, Miami, FL

Finalist: Best Experimental, Miami Short Film Festival

Columbus International Film + Video Festival: West Cherry Film Night, Columbus, OH

Marfa Film Festival, Marfa, TX

Indie Grits Festival, Columbia, SC


2015
Black & White In Color:

Shortlifting video installation, Hong Kong Arts Centre, December 2015, Hong Kong

Featured on The Daily Planet, Discovery Channel Canada, October 6, 2015

Vimeo Staff Pick: “Black & White In Color”

Official Vimeo Category Selection: Experimental

Official Vimeo Category Selection: Cameras & Techniques


Saint Agnes:

Women in Film: Documentary Shorts, The Carrack, Durham, NC

Seven Shorts, Spectre Arts, Durham, NC

Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI


2014
Saint Agnes:

Alice Fest, Durham, NC


2013
Saint Agnes:

Finalist, Our State Magazine Documentary Film Contest




Select Awards and Residencies

2018
Artist-in-Residence, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, May 2018, Texas

Iowa Arts Fellowship, The University of Iowa, 2018 - 2019, Iowa City, IA




Select Lectures and Workshops

2018
Documentary Video: An Introductory Field Guide, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, May 2018, Texas
Creating and Deconstructing Time-Lapse, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, May 2018, Texas




Select Articles and Reviews

2017
Upcoming Artists in Residence, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, 11/3/17

2016
15 essential color-editing terms, defined, Vimeo, 11/28/16

Interview With Julianna Thomas, Indie Grits, 3/23/16


2015

Julianna Thomas Shows Us How Black And White Is So Much More Than A Slider In Adobe, Planet 5D, 11/22/2015

In Sight: Black & White In Color by Julianna Thomas, f11 Magazine, Pg. 6, Issue 49, 11/2/2015

Project Spotlight: VHS Mixtape, TriFilm Society, 10/23/2015

Mesmerizing Black And White Video, Filmed In Color, The Atlantic Monthly, 10/15/2015

“Black & White In Color,” A Captivating Look at the Accidental Hues That Develop In a Colorless World, Laughing Squid, 10/7/2015

Black And White Shot In Color, Fubiz, 10/6/2015

Julianna Thomas Explores The Colorless Beauty Of The World With A Filter-Free Look At Black And White Objects, Devour, 10/5/2015

Fine Art Short Records Beautiful Black And White Subjects In Color, Fstoppers, 10/5/2015

Stunning Monochromatic Video Made Entirely With Black-And-White Objects, Designtaxi, 10/5/2015

Beautiful Video Shows Black and White Imagery in Stunning Color, Gizmodo, 10/1/2015

Black And White Shot In Color Is Mesmerizing, Digg, 9/30/2015


2013

Schooner – “Feel Better” video premiere, Pop Matters, 10/29/2013




Education

2018 - 2021
MFA, Film and Video Production

The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

The University of Iowa Arts Fellow, 2018 - 2019


2010
BA, Communications: Media Production
The University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC


2005

Graduate
The North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics
Durham, NC




Relevant Commercial Experience

Freelance Cinematographer, Editor, and Director, 2010 - Present
Content Creator, contract, Havas, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Shooter/Editor, 22squared & 22pictures, 2016 - 2017, Atlanta, GA
Video Editor, contract, Myriad Media, 2014 - 2016, Raleigh, NC
Video Content Specialist, GCFLearnFree, 2010 - 2014, Raleigh, NC
Global Music Show Producer, WXYC 89.3 FM & UNC Area Studies, 2009 - 2011, Chapel Hill, NC
Lighting Intern, UNC-TV, 2010, Research Triangle Park, NC
Production Manager, WXYC 89.3 FM, 2008, Chapel Hill, NC
Volunteer Independent Radio DJ, WXYC 89.3 FM, 2006 - 2013, Chapel Hill, NC




Select Clients

Baskin Robbins • Coca-Cola • Divided By The Sea - Documentary • Dunkin Donuts • Hopscotch Music Festival • Interface • Kid Ethnic • Looking At Appalachia • McCann • MGM Resorts International • NARAL Pro-Choice • Northern Spy Records • Publix • Sprite • Three Lobed Recordings • Toyota • vitaminwater




Skills

Director, cinematographer, and editor. Documentaries. National and regional broadcast spots. International brand work. Shortform video for web and social media.

Cameras
Canon C100, Canon 5D, Sony FS7

Post-Production
Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Dragonframe, Audition

Design
Sketch, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator