Julian Dahl1966 Age: 53 years old
Born 1966, Melbourne, Australia. Completed university with 1st class major in politics; moved overseas. Published poet from the age of 16. In 1989, began making experimental Super 8 shorts and working with Melbourne Super 8 Film Group and Modern Image Makers' Association (MIMA). Travelled and worked in 48 countries as teacher, journalist, book & magazine editor. Lived in Senegal, West Africa, for 2 years making mystical African sci-fi short (INSECT, 2000). After stint on Los Angeles commercial film sets, helped set up LA Filmmakers' Co-op. Shorts have appeared on TV, on DVD, and in several festivals in USA, Australia and Europe. Now in production on FATSO, a feature documentary on size discrimination, and teaching ghetto kids how to make films with Peapod, an educational foundation set up by the Black Eyed Peas.
July 23, 1966