Julian Higgins is a Los Angeles-based writer and director. A graduate of Emerson College and the American Film Institute, Julian’s AFI thesis film, THIEF, won the gold medal Student Academy Award, two Student Emmy Awards, and two dozen other prizes from more than fifty festivals around the world. On the strength of the film, Julian made his television directing debut – at the age of 26 – with one of the final episodes of the celebrated drama series, HOUSE. In 2013, his short film HERE AND NOW was selected by Ron Howard as the winner of Canon’s “Project Imagination” contest. WINTER LIGHT is Julian’s latest and most ambitious project, and has garnered numerous honors including Oscar-qualifying prizes at LA Shorts Fest and Raindance Film Festival in London. Julian is currently developing his first feature.