Congratulations to Brookwood alumna Julia Kennelly ’06 for producing The Neighbors’ Window, an Academy Award Nominee for Best Live Action Short. The film tells the story of Alli (Maria Dizzia), a mother of young children who has grown frustrated with her daily routine and husband (Greg Keller). But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment. The Neighbors’ Window premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and has gone on to play at dozens of film festivals, winning over 20 major awards.
Julia Kennelly is a film producer of both narrative and branded content. After graduating from Brookwood in 2006, she attended Pingree School and then New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She has worked for New York-based production companies Archer Gray, Juniper Jones, Public Record, Broadstreet, KYLE nyc and MikMak, among others. Julia has produced advertising work written about in AdWeek and TIME, and she has a passion for narrative films that tell stories about people who are not often visible in the mainstream media. Films she’s produced have been in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival, the Atlanta Film Festival, Outfest and Palm Springs Shortsfest. Julia is currently line producing an upcoming premium network documentary series, to air early in 2020.