Julie Wyman is an American director, cinematographer, and professor whose work is concerned with body image. She mainly makes documentary film and currently teaches at UC Davis as an associate professor of Cinema and Digital Media.
Early life and educationEdit
A Boy Named Sue documents the transition of a FTM person named Theo. The film delves into the physical and emotional effects of medical transitioning as well as the changes in the way Theo interacted with the world and the world interacted with him. It won the Sappho award for Best Documentary in 2000 and was nominated for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's Best Documentary Media Award.
In 2012 she completed and began showing her full-length documentary Strong! about three time Olympic competitor Cheryl Haworth. Strong! began filming in 2004 and was originally planned to be a short film. Strong! aired on PBS's Independent Lens series in 2012.
Wyman's film A Boy Named Sue won the Sappho award for Best Documentary in 2000 and was nominated for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's Best Documentary Media Award in the same year but did not win.
In 2012, Wyman won the Princess Grace Award for Film Honorarium.
|1998||Enjoy||Yes||Yes||Yes||Short film made with Gordon Winiemko|
|2000||A Boy Named Sue||Yes||Yes||Yes||Documentary|
|2002||Exchange Policy||Yes||Yes||Yes||Short film made with Gordon Winiemko|
|2012||Strong!||Yes||Yes||Documentary Featured in PBS' Independent Lens|