Julie is the Founder of Secret Sauce Media, her latest venture to produce and invest in surprising and timeless film projects. Julie co-founded Chicken & Egg Pictures in 2005 with a shared belief that diverse women and nonbinary nonfiction storytellers have the power to catalyze change at home and around the globe. She is a producer on Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert’s Academy Award®, Gotham, and Independent Spirit-winning feature documentary American Factory, streaming on Netflix in partnership with Higher Ground Productions and Participant Media. She produced Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk’s Emmy® Award-winning USA Gymnastics documentary – Athlete A (Tribeca 2020, Netflix). More recently, she served as a producer on longtime collaborator Judith Helfand’s feature documentary Love & Stuff, which broadcasted on POV in 2022, and Sarah Jones’ feature debut Sell Buy Date (SXSW 2022, Cinedigm). She was an Executive Producer of United Skates (Tribeca 2018, HBO) and The Tale for Gamechanger Films (Sundance 2018, HBO). Earlier in her career, she co-produced Blue Vinyl, served as a Production Executive for the company Non Fiction Films, and was an archival researcher for the Discovery Channel series Cronkite Remembers. Julie lives in San Francisco, serves on the Board of SFFILM, and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Documentary Branch and the Producers Guild of America.