PUBLISHED COMEDY WRITING
“TAKE A VACATION INSIDE AN OVERSIZED SWEATSHIRT” THE NEW YORKER “Daily Shouts” APRIL 3, 2019
3 DAYS FILM FESTIVAL APPEARANCES & SCREENINGS
3 DAYS, a thriller-comedy short film about three women who go camping in the woods only to realize they are being isolated by a shocking threat, is making its festival premiere in 2019! Written and directed by Julie Sharbutt. Starring Liz Wisan, Zoey Martinson, Julie Sharbutt and featuring Brian Avers. Produced by Sean Mullin, Matt Miller and Executive Produced by Jeanne Drewsen. Cinematography by Katherine Castro. Score by James Craft.
3 DAYS is a 2019 OFFICIAL SELECTION of:
(PREMIERE!) SAN FRANCISCO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (San Francisco, California): FEBRUARY 2nd & 5th at the ROXIE THEATER
THE WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania): MARCH 20th
NEVADA WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (Las Vegas, Nevada): MARCH 21st - MARCH 24th at the ECLIPSE THEATERS
ANNAPOLIS FILM FESTIVAL (Annapolis, Maryland): MARCH 21st - MARCH 24th
WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (Brattleboro, Vermont): Now in its 28th year, Women’s Film Festival is a celebration of movies from around the world and a platform for women to tell their own stories. It is also a major fundraiser for the work of the Women’s Freedom Center, a non-profit domestic and sexual violence organization in Southeastern Vermont. MARCH 30th at 6pm at the NEW ENGLAND YOUTH CENTER
BOWERY FILM FESTIVAL (New York, NY): APRIL 12-14
TALLAHASSEE FILM FESTIVAL (Tallahassee, Florida): APRIL 5th -APRIL 7th
SUNSCREEN FILM FESTIVAL (St. Petersburg, Florida): APRIL 25th -APRIL 28th at the AMC THEATERS SUNDIAL
RAINIER INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Ashford, WA): MAY 17-19
LIGHTHOUSE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Long Island Beach, NJ): JUNE 6-9
LIVE COMEDY APPEARANCES
GRAVID WATER, a live theatrical improv experiment featuring top New York and Los Angeles actors and improvisors. 1ST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH at 7:30pm at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre LA at 5919 FRANKLIN AVE, $7
For monthly cast announcements and tickets follow GRAVID WATER on Twitter
THE SCENE is an improvised one-act play performed by seasoned improvisers, including writers and performers from your favorite shows like Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show, Late Night, The Tonight Show, Insecure, 30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and more! Now running in Los Angeles at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, based on the long-running New York show created by Dan Hodapp & Micah Sherman. 2ND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH at 8:30pm at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre at 5419 SUNSET BLVD, $7
PROJECTS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS
3 DAYS, a horror-comedy short about friendship and the threat against female independence currently in festivals.
ARTIST from 2017-2018 in TIME WARNER’s OneFifty New Storytellers Initiative, in partnership with Beech Hill Films.
EXCELLENT FANCY, a new feature comedy screenplay about multi-generational women's friendships and the all-guts-no-glory world of Off-Off Broadway New York theater, won the BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY AWARD at the 2019 BOWERY FILM FESTIVAL. It was also featured in a live reading as a FINALIST in THE BROAD HUMOR FILM FESTIVAL in late 2018, and advanced rounds in the 2018 ACADEMY NICHOLL FELLOWSHIP and AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL.
HALLOWEEN PARADE, a new feature comedy screenplay about a group of 11 year old girls in 1992 who escape a Halloween sleepover to perform a seance in New York’s Greenwich Village. Currently in festival submission.
COOL NEW TOWN, a new feature comedy screenplay about urban millennial rural retirement, was selected as a SEMI-FINALIST in the 2018 OJAI FILM FESTIVAL Screenplay Competition.
ADMAZONS, a short film co-written by and starring Julie Sharbutt and Cathleen Carr, was selected as a SEMI-FINALIST in THE BROAD HUMOR FILM FESTIVAL and premiered on MONDAY AUGUST 6th, 2018 in the BROAD HUMOR MAX 10 SCREENING SERIES at The Electric Lodge, Venice, CA.
MOVED, a dark comedy feature film shot in one unedited take, written, directed by, and starring Julie Sharbutt, distributed in 2015 by The Orchard, now available on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Prime
THE WEEKEND, a feature comedy co-created by and starring Julie Sharbutt, distributed in 2014 by FilmBuff, now available on Hulu and iTunes.