Julian Higgins is a Los Angeles-based director, producer, and writer.
His short films have screened at over a hundred festivals around the globe and won dozens of prizes, including the gold medal Student Academy Award, two Student Emmy Awards, and the grand prize of Ron Howard’s “Project Imagination” Contest. His most recent short, WINTER LIGHT, was a top ten finalist for the Oscar.
On the strength of his film work, Julian made his television directing debut at the age of 26, with one of the final episodes of the celebrated drama series, HOUSE. More recently, he executive produced and directed Seasons 2 & 3 of the anthology drama series GUIDANCE, released on Hulu.
A New Hampshire native, Julian fell in love with theater, acting, and filmmaking at an early age. He pursued all three at Emerson College in Boston before earning an MFA in Directing at the American Film Institute and settling in Los Angeles. He now teaches directing at Emerson's LA campus.
He is currently prepping his first feature.