PRODUCING PORTFOLIO

THE PIT (Post-Production)                                   2019

Genre: Action

Estimated Runtime:  10 minutes

 

Synopsis:  A man fights for his life in the Pit, 

a make-shift, gladiator-like arena.

Short Film

THE NEON PHOENIX (Post-Production)             2019

Genre: Sci-fi, Noir, LGBTQ

Estimated Runtime:  25-30 minutes

Synopsis:  After being resurrected from death through amazing technological achievements, a lesbian cyborg investigates the factory explosion that ended her wife's life. 

Director of Photography:  Alex Tetzner

Producers:  Faith Rolon, Julie Tjalas, & Brenna Potts

Talent:  Zehra Hodzic, Rashaud Williams, Jared Valin, & Jett Poncy

Fun Fact:  Sean Young (Blade Runner, Dune) recorded a voice-over cameo for this film.

Short Film

Finding Light in a Neon City (original title)

JUST THREE WORDS (Filming)                        2019

Genre: Romance, LGBTQ, Experimental

Estimated Runtime:  3-5 minutes

Synopsis:  Ava prepares dinner for her girlfriend as she gets ready to confess her love to her in a poem that chronologies their relationship.

Director of Photography:  Allorie Feekes

Producers:  Bethany Henthorne & Julie Tjalas

Talent:  Itzel Romero & Naomi Simpson

Fun Fact:  The idea to make this film is loosely based off a relationship Julie was in.

Short Film

I WISH I COULD TELL YOU (Filming)             2019

Genre: Drama, LGBTQ

Estimated Runtime:  5 minutes

Synopsis:  Mary, a transgender girl, is having a nice day at the park when she runs into her great grandma who she hasn't come out to yet. There's just one thing, she doesn't recognize Mary.

Director of Photography:  Brandon Ripp

Producers:  Julie Tjalas

Talent:  Chloe Braddock

Short Film

THEY CAME FROM OUTER SPACE              2018        

Genre: Sci-fi, Comedy, Mumblecore

Runtime: 3:53 minutes

 

Synopsis:  A girl shares her bizarre experience of being abducted by aliens over hot chocolate with her best friend.

Director: Catherine (Drew) Gooden

Director of Photography: Tony Marinucci

Producers: Julie Tjalas

Talent: Chloe Braddock, Skylar Gonzalez, and Catherine (Drew) Gooden

Short Film

FALLOUT NEW VEGAS: VICE & SIN             2016-2017

Genre: Comedy, Post-Apocalyptic

Episodes: 

Average Episode Runtime: 17.36 minutes

Synopsis:  After being resurrected from death through amazing technological achievements, a lesbian cyborg investigates the factory explosion that ended her wife's life. 

Director of Photography:  Julie Tjalas

Producers:  Julie Tjalas

Talent:  Glenn Firm, Cassidy Friedman, Jordan Kerry Mitchel, Isaac Nunes, and Markel Toves

Web Series

Fun Fact:  This show is made/animated with the video game, Fallout New Vegas. This style of filmmaking is called, "Machinima". Julie started this project her freshman year at ASU to teach herself more about writing, directing, and cinematography, after being frustrated with a film she directed that she was unhappy with.

EARLY IN THE LATE AFTERNOON

Genre: Talk Show, Comedy

Episodes: 

Episode Runtime:  7:52 minutes

Synopsis:  A floating robot named Harvey interviews a local talent at ASU. In the first episode, he interviews Keegan Luther

Animated by:  Donovan Wenzel

Producer:  Julie Tjalas

Talent:  Keegan Luther & Donovan Wenzel

Web Series (Pilot)

Fun Fact:  In the earlier days of ShoesUntied, 

Julie and her writing partner, Donovan, were 

trying to create content regularly and

challenged themselves to create several shows. They decided not to move forward with the pilot of this show as they felt it would be too niche and not worth the effort required.

  • Grey Vimeo Icon
  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey YouTube Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
  • Grey LinkedIn Icon