JULIE ASRIYAN is an actor, filmmaker, producer, photographer and editor who’s work has been featured in IndieWire Women & Hollywood, Huffington Post, NY Magazine, LA Magazine, Adweek, Time Out NY, and Ashton Kutcher’s A+ and Jill Soloway’s Wifey.TV
As an actor, Julie has appeared on stage & screen in theatrical, commercial and independent film productions. She is a New York Innovative Theater Awards nominee for Outstanding Actress in a Featured Role and a 2017 Webby Award Honoree.
Behind the camera she has served as Creator, Director, Producer, and Editor of independent short films, music videos, theatrical productions and new media projects as well as being an accomplished photographer.
Julie is the co-creator and co-director of Casting Call | The Project – a viral web video addressing women’s representation in film and TV– dubbed “A MUST-SEE VIDEO” by RogerEbert.com .
Her recent 60 second film HOME, an allegorical take on her own experience of forced displacement, has been named finalist in director’s Terry George x Creative Armenian human rights film challenge.
A multi-cultural and multi-lingual creative and performing artist who’s personal projects focus on storytelling through the female gaze and the experience of otherness. She currently stars in “Our City. Our Story” commercial campaign for the National 9/11 memorial & museum – which highlights her true life story as a refugee, an actor and a New Yorker.

Outstanding Actress in a Featured Role
New York Innovative Theatre Awards
Nominee. Julie Asriyan
   21st Annual Webby Award
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences
2017 Honoree. Film & Video Viral.
Casting Call | The Project
Co -Dir. Julie Asriyan, Jenna Ciralli, Laura E. Bray
  IndieFEST Film Awards
Winner. Awards of Merit: Women Filmmakers
Casting Call | The Project , 2016.
Co -Dir. Julie Asriyan, Jenna Ciralli, Laura E. Bray
  Top Shorts Film Festival
Winner. Best Trailer. Undocumented, 2017
Editor: Julie Asriyan
  Terry George x Creative Armenia
Art of Impact; Human Rights Film challenge.
“An evocative parable” – Creative Armenia
Finalist. Home, 2017. Dir. Julie Asriyan
  “A MUST-SEE VIDEO” – RogerEbert.com
Video of the Day on RogertEbert.com
Casting Call | The Project