Backyard adds director Julia Ngeow to roster

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Director, Julia Ngeow

Backyard Productions announced today the addition of Julia Ngeow to their roster of acclaimed directors and producers. CEO Kevin Allodi and Executive Producer Kris Mather are thrilled to bring forth Julia’s storytelling talent for commercial representation.

Julia’s passion for filmmaking is originally based on her own explorations of the human condition and background in neuroscience, which has shaped her philosophy behind the camera. Having recently worked on campaigns for Allegheny Health Network and L.L Bean, her skillset of staying perfectly aligned with client brands while interweaving a more meaningful vision has allowed projects to capture the hearts and minds of audiences worldwide.

Her work creating documentaries, music videos and commercial content has continued to explore the intersection between art and science; her groundbreaking documentary, Unspoken — screening at Slamdance 2021 Feb 12-25th — has been featured at prestigious film festivals SXSW Edu and Mill Valley (premiere), including an award win at the Astoria Film Festival. Unafraid to take on creative challenges, Julia has become renowned for leveraging her own blend of creativity and empathy to tackle complex projects.


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“The prescience of Julia’s work and her vision across film reflect a creative power and passion in tune with what it takes to drive incredible narratives,” stated Mather. “I instantly knew that she would be an incredible asset for Backyard to continue bringing our client’s messages to life in a creative manner that is appealing and deeply intuitive.”

“Julia’s ability to create and distill human-centric stories makes for a wonderful addition to the team,” added Allodi. “Her recent pandemic-related UGC film, And the People, is just one showcase of many into her ability to overcome difficult work environments and capture stories no matter the barriers involved; her gift for crafting stunningly poignant work is exemplified further in her forthcoming campaign for Allegheny Health Network.”

“The stories we tell not only shape the way we see ourselves, but also directly impact the way our communities function,” said Julia. “So, it’s a tremendously exciting time to be part of that conversation and to offer my own perspective together with Backyard.”


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