Faculty Member Animation 
Division of Communication & Creative Media 
Pronouns She/Her/Hers
Education University of Southern California, Master of Fine Arts; Columbia University, Bachelor of Arts
Areas of Expertise
  • screenwriting
  • filmmaking
  • media criticism, international media, K-Drama, K-Culture
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Julia Swift is an Associate Professor of Filmmaking. After years of writing for major studios and networks in Hollywood, Julia transitioned to being a professor, film critic and independent filmmaker. Julia presents her reviews on her weekly segment broadcast on ABC WVNY 22 and FOX WFFF 44. She is also a Fulbright Scholar, a Rotten Tomatoes Certified Critic, a member of the Critics’ Choice Association, the Writers Guild of America and the Association of Women Film Critics.

Distinctions & Awards

Fulbright Scholar

Professional & Scholastic Affiliations

Curriculum Vitae


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