From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Julia Murat was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1979. She graduated from Rio de Janeiro University in graphic design and from the Darcy Ribeiro Film School as a screenwriter. She has made short films, experimental videos, commercials, and video installations. Her feature-length documentary Dia dos Pais (Father’s Day) premiered at Cinéma du Reel in 2008. Found Memories, her first narrative feature, screened at New Directors/New Films 2012.