|Born||1969 (age 44–45)
|Education||Dartmouth College (1990)|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, actress|
Julie Davis (born 1969) is an American film director, writer and actress. Davis is best known for directing, writing and acting in the film Amy's Orgasm and for the 2010 romantic comedy film Finding Bliss, which she based on her own experience as an editor of adult films.
Early life and education
Davis grew up in Miami, Florida, where she graduated from Miami Palmetto High School in 1986. She went on to attend Dartmouth College, graduating in 1990. She attended the AFI Conservatory's editing program in 1991.
Davis got her start in the film business by editing and directing ultra-low-budget films. While editing promos for the Playboy Channel, she raised $60,000 to make her first feature I Love You, Don't Touch Me! which premiered at the Sundance Film festival in 1997 and was sold to the Samuel Goldwyn Company.
Director (5 titles)
- 2009 Finding Bliss
- 2001 All Over the Guy
- 2001 Amy's Orgasm
- 1997 I Love You, Don't Touch Me!
- 1994 Witchcraft VI (video)
Actress (4 titles)
- 2011 Just 45 Minutes from Broadway (post-production) as Betsy Isaacs
- 2009 Finding Bliss as Dyan Cannons
- 2001 Amy's Orgasm as Amy Mandell
- 1997 I Love You, Don't Touch Me! as Lisa
Writer (4 titles)
- "The New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-01-14.
- Greenman, Ben (January 8, 1998). "Real to Reel". Miami New Times.
- Manera, Joseph (October 20, 1997). "Independent spirit Julie Davis ‘90 brings film to Dartmouth". The Dartmouth.
- "Alumni: Julie Davis (Editing, AFI Class of 1991)". AFI Conservatory.
- Maslin, Janet (February 20, 1998). "FILM REVIEW; Is He Mr. Wrong? Mr. Right? Whatever, She's Ms. Kvetch". The New York Times.
- The Movies from juliedavisonline.com
- "Writer-Director Julie Davis Exclusive Interview FINDING BLISS".
- Kaufman, Amy (10 June 2010). "For director, 'Finding Bliss' has its roots in porn". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 9 April 2011.