JULIANNA GELINAS BONIFACIO (Producer; Georgie) Julianna is a writer, producer, and actress. Producing credits include short films Migraine (featuring Nathan Lee Graham and Laverne Cox; premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2012), and the award-winning Fortune House (starring 2017 Tony Award Winner Michael Aronov; premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2013). Combined, those films played at over 20 film festivals, won four awards, and are both available on iTunes, distributed by Shorts International.
Julianna recently produced two new shorts: The Contenders: Bethany Zummo – Libero (Free), commissioned by DICK’S Sporting Goods and Tribeca Digital Studios (world premiered on ESPN), and Last Pick-Up, starring 2016 Tony Award Winner Reed Birney (currently in post-production).
Feature film producing credits include Delivering the Goods, in which she also played the role of ‘Nina’ in scenes opposite Thomas Ian Nicholas and Dominick Fumusa.
The Quitter marked her second feature film as a producer and her first feature film acting in a leading role. The Quitter received positive reviews in The New York Times, New York Daily News, The Huffington Post, Film Journal International and many others. The Hollywood Reporter praised her acting performance as “complex and engaging.” The Quitter was released across all platforms (iTunes, Amazon, VUDU, GooglePlay and HULU). The Quitter made its Television debut in 2016 on PBS.
Julianna also spent nearly seven years performing in the long-running Off-Broadway show, Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding. She is currently writing a feature screenplay, as well as developing multiple films with her husband, director-writer-producer-actor, Matthew Bonifacio.
She is originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and now lives in Brooklyn with her husband.