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Julia Parnell

Producer, Director

Producer and director Julia Parnell’s CV boasts a diverse range of credits — from comedy (Wayne Anderson: Singer of Songs) to sport (Wilbur: The King in the Ring), music (The Chills - The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillipps) and te ao Māori (Restoring Hope). Parnell’s production company Notable Pictures is behind a run of award-winning short films (Dive, Friday Tigers), plus long-running mini-documentary series Loading Docs.

It's a great privilege for me to tell stores that contribute to our understanding of who we are, where we've been and what we might become. I aspire to create strong stories, work that entertains and takes viewers into new worlds. Julia Parnell

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The Chills - The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillipps

2019, Director, Producer - Film

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Both Worlds - Jacob Tamata

2019, Series Producer - Television

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Loading Docs 2019 - Bird's Eye!

2019, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2019 - He Hekenga Tūhara - A Voyage of Discovery

2019, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2019 - Mana Wahine

2019, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2019 - Meet Munch Jr

2019, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2019 - Meme Me

Loading Docs 2019 - Meme Me

2019, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2019 - My Breakup with God

2019, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2019 - Operation: Rambu!

2019, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2019 - Water Baby

Loading Docs 2019 - Water Baby

2019, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2018 - Hear Me Out

2018, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2018 - John the Baptist

2018, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2018 - Kārearea

2018, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2018 - She Speeds

Loading Docs 2018 - She Speeds

2018, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2018 - Soldiers Road

2018, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2018 - The Barter Barber

2018, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2018 - The Crossroads: Le Māgafā

Loading Docs 2018 - The Crossroads: Le Māgafā

2018, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2018 - The Cube of Truth

Loading Docs 2018 - The Cube of Truth

2018, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2018 - What Logan Did

2018, Executive Producer - Web

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Wilbur: The King in the Ring

2017, Co-Director, Producer - Film

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Loading Docs 2017 - Ajax the Kea Conservation Dog

2017, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2017 - Asian Men Talk About Sex

2017, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2017 - East Meets East

2017, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2017 - He Kākano Ahau: From the Spaces in Between

2017, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2017 - Kōtuku Rerenga Rua

2017, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2017 - #Losing

2017, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2017 - Luckie Strike

2017, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2017 - The Coffin Club

2017, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2017 - Union

2017, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2016 - 'Aka'ōu: Tātatau in the Cook Islands

2016, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2016 - Blood Sugar

2016, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2016 - Bludgeon

2016, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2016 - How Mr and Mrs Gock Saved the Kumara

2016, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2016 - Imagine the World is Ending

2016, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2016 - Mister Sunshine

2016, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2016 - Same But Different

2016, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2016 - Street Smart

2016, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2016 - The Colourist

Loading Docs 2016 - The Colourist

2016, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2016 - Water for Gold

Loading Docs 2016 - Water for Gold

2016, Executive Producer - Web

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The Dragon Story

2015, Producer - Television

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Loading Docs

2014 - ongoing, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2014 - Baba

2014, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2014 - Homing

2014, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2014 - Living Like Kings

Loading Docs 2014 - Living Like Kings

2014, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2014 - Queer Selfies

Loading Docs 2014 - Queer Selfies

2014, Executive Producer - Web

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Loading Docs 2014 - Stop/Go

2014, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2014 - The Jump

Loading Docs 2014 - The Jump

2014, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2014 - The Road to Whakarae

Loading Docs 2014 - The Road to Whakarae

2014, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2014 - Today

Loading Docs 2014 - Today

2014, Executive Producer - Web

Thumbnail image for Loading Docs 2014 - Wayne

Loading Docs 2014 - Wayne

2014, Executive Producer - Web

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Restoring Hope

2013, Producer, Director - Television

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Both Worlds

2012 - 2018, Director, Producer - Television

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Hitch Hike

2011, Producer - Short Film

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Riki Ellison - The Defender

2009, Producer - Television

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The Secret Life of John Rowles

2008, Additional Director, Line Producer - Television

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Wayne Anderson - Singer of Songs

2006 - 2009, Producer, Writer - Television

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Wayne Anderson - Singer of Songs (First Episode)

2006, Writer, Producer - Television

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How's Life? (Episode)

2002, Production Coordinator - Television