PUBLISHED COMEDY WRITING

I’M A GARDEN PERSON NOW!” THE NEW YORKER “Daily Shouts” July 1, 2019

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

NEW FILMMAKERS NY (New York City): APRIL 10th

BOWERY FILM FESTIVAL (New York, NY): APRIL 12-14

TALLAHASSEE FILM FESTIVAL (Tallahassee, Florida): APRIL 5th-7th

SUNSCREEN FILM FESTIVAL (St. Petersburg, Florida): APRIL 25th-28th

RAINIER INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Ashford, WA): MAY 17th-19th

PORTLAND HORROR FILM FESTIVAL (Portland, OR): JUNE 5th-9th

LIGHTHOUSE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Long Island Beach, NJ): JUNE 6th-9th

ATLANTA SHORTSFEST (Atlanta, GA): JULY 11st-13th (BEST SCREENPLAY)

LA SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Los Angeles, CA): JULY 17th-25th (OSCAR QUALIFYING)

CORDILLERA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: (Reno, NV): JULY 25th-29th

WOMEN TEXAS FILM FESTIVAL (Dallas, TX): AUGUST 15th-18th

CIRCLE CITY FILM FESTIVAL (Indianapolis, IN): AUGUST 22nd-25th

FEMFILM FESTIVAL (New York City): AUGUST 22nd

BROAD HUMOR FILM FESTIVAL (Venice, CA): AUGUST 29th-SEPTEMBER 1st

FANTASTIC FEST (Austin, TX): SEPTEMBER 19-26th

CATALINA FILM FESTIVAL Wes Craven Shorts Block (Long Beach, CA): SEPTEMBER 25-29th

MOUNTAIN & ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL (Big Bear, CA): SEPTEMBER 27-29th

INDIGO MOON FILM FESTIVAL (Fayetteville, NC): OCTOBER 11-13th

DEEP FOCUS FILM FESTIVAL (New York, NY): OCTOBER 12-14th

SANTA FE FILM FESTIVAL (Santa Fe, NM): OCTOBER 16-20th

YOFIFEST (Yonkers, NY): NOVEMBER 1-7th

For updates follow 3 DAYS on Twitter (https://twitter.com/3DaysFilm) Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/3daysfilm/) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/3DaysShortFilm/)


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

For monthly cast announcements and tickets follow THE SCENE IMPROV on Twitter Instagram or Facebook


PROJECTS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

3 DAYS, a horror-comedy short about friendship and the threat against female independence currently in festivals. Winner BEST SCREENPLAY at 2019 ATLANTA SHORTSFEST.

MFA: MOTHER F*CKING ACTORS, Julie Sharbutt’s original episodic pilot screenplay about a rising class at a prestigious American theater program, won the BEST PILOT AWARD at the 2019 BROAD HUMOR FILM FESTIVAL.

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 2018 THE BROAD HUMOR FILM FESTIVAL, 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.