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Julian is a 2012 Australian short film written and directed by Matthew Moore.

Directed byMatthew Moore
Produced byMatthew Moore
Robert Jago
Written byMatthew Moore
StarringEd Oxenbould
Leon Ford
Morgana Davies
Music byAdam Sofo
CinematographyStuart O'Rourke
Edited byChristian Barratt-Hill
Running time
13 minutes

The film is set in a 1981 classroom. It explores a day in the life of a nine-year-old Julian Assange, played by a then-unknown Ed Oxenbould.[1]

Julian won a Flickerfest Special Jury Award, a Crystal Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival[2] and an AACTA Award for Best Short Fiction Film.[3] Lead actor, Ed Oxenbould, was nominated for an AACTA for Best Young Actor.[4]



  1. ^ Sobolewski, Helene; Iannella, Antimo (14 June 2012), "Gong for Assange short", The Advertiser
  2. ^ Low, Claire (23 March 2012), "Tasty treats make the final cut", Canberra Times
  3. ^ "FRIDAY, February 15", Centralian Advocate, 8 February 2013
  4. ^ Johnson, Neala (27 January 2013), "Stars getting their acts together Blues and drama just beat school", Sunday Mail

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