VIP - VideoChannel Interview Project

Boehm, Julie

Julie Boehm
German videomaker


Interview 10 question

1.Tell me something about your life and the educational background
I studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, then I went to Babelsberg Filmschool, since 2013 I am at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg what is the best for my work in film and animation now!

2. When, how and why started you filming?
In 2011 when I got engaged as Creative Director for as an artSpion „Miss J.“ making interviews with artists in Berlin
I had to do everything: filming, interview, editing, uploading and finding new interesting themes!

3. What kinds of topics have your films?
now: about life, love, death – what u can learn out of it!
My last film „Rued1971“ was about a crazy old scientist inventing a time machine to get his beloved Mathilda back!
I also like fairy tales and dancers (my background as a dancer)
this was a last commercial I was also acting as the back fairy:

4. How do you develop your films, do you follow certain principles, styles etc?
there are no rules! I come from painting – so I want to set a message into beautiful images- something the spectator can learn out of it!

5. Tell me something about the technical equipment you use.
I use equipment I can have from the Filmakademie Baden Württemberg. Depending on the project we can order what we need!

6. These days digital technology is dominating also video as a medium. In which way
the digital aspect is entering the creation of your videos, technologically and/or

It is super amazing to have unlimited possibilities creating videos with just normal things anybody can afford like mobile phones, tablet,… and then there are app to edit them roughly. I just love this!

7. How do you finance your films?
I am student of the Filmakademie Baden Württemberg- I do my projects with low budget there.

8. Do you work individually as a video artist/film maker or do you work in a team?
Mostly I want to be director and work in a small team at the Filmakademie

if you have experience in both, what is the difference, what do you prefer?
I like it with a small team and just main positions (producer, DoP, Gaffer,…) done not by me

9. Who or what has a lasting influence on your film/video making?
The courses at the Filmakademie, my colleagues there and travelling- I love traveling!

10. What are your future plans or dreams as a film/video maker?

I want to work as a generalist and director. Sending my short films to film festivals. I also like working on concepts, commercials. Beside I do expositions of my painting works (analog and digital) for a Gallery.
So this is my main target to keep that balance: FINE ART Expositions and making films

Can works of yours viewed online besides on the CologneOFF platform? Where?
List some links & resources
You can see on my website:
last films:

mostly in my film concepts: