Isaac Julien

Film Producer / Artist / Film Director | * 02/21/1960 (62) | East End, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Sir Isaac Julien (born 21 February 1960) is a British installation artist, filmmaker, and distinguished professor of the arts at UC Santa Cruz. ()

Filmmaker and installation artist, Isaac Julien was born in 1960 in London, where he currently lives and works. His multi-screen film installations and photographs incorporate different artistic disciplines to create a poetic and unique visual language. His 1989 documentary-drama exploring author Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance titled Looking for Langston garnered Julien a cult following while his 1991 debut feature Young Soul Rebels won the Semaine de la Critique prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Drama | Science Fiction

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Awards & Nominations for Isaac Julien

Commander of The Order of The British Empire Eugene Mcdermott Award in The Arts At Mit
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Movies with Isaac Julien as Actor(5)

Movies with Isaac Julien as Crew(25)

Directing/Director2013 Playtime
Directing/Director2008 Derek
Production/Executive Producer2008 Derek
Directing/Director2005 Fantôme Afrique
Directing/Director2004 True North
Directing/Director2003 Baltimore
Directing/Director2002 BaadAsssss Cinema
Directing/Director2002 Paradise Omeros
Writing/Writer2002 Paradise Omeros
Directing/Director2000 Three
Directing/Director1999 Long Road to Mazatlán
Directing/Director1994 The Darker Side of Black
Directing/Director1993 The Attendant
Directing/Director1992 Black and White in Colour
Directing/Director1991 Young Soul Rebels
Writing/Writer1991 Young Soul Rebels
Directing/Director1989 Looking for Langston
Writing/Screenplay1989 Looking for Langston
Directing/Assistant Director1988 Dreaming Rivers
Directing/Director1987 This Is Not an AIDS Advertisement
Production/Producer1987 This Is Not an AIDS Advertisement
Directing/Director1984 Territories

Additional Information

Full Name: Isaac Julien
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Sunday, 02/21 1960 (February) in East End, London, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 62 years + 350 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Saint Martin's School of Art, Bethnal Green Academy
Employer: Harvard University
Member of: Sankofa Film and Video Collective
Represented by: Victoria Miro Gallery, Electronic Arts Intermix, Video Data Bank
Isaac Julien frequently works together with these people:
Nina Kellgren (10x, Crew)
Adam Finch (5x, Crew)
Tilda Swinton (3x, Actress)
Derek Brown (3x, Crew)
Connor Jessup (3x, Actor)
John Wilson (3x, Actor)
Vic Reeves (2x, Actor)
Shirley Thompson (2x, Crew)
Mark Nash (2x, Crew)
Colin MacCabe (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:649412, Added: 10/25/2018, Last updated: 01/26/2023