Julia Meltzer

Julia Meltzer is a filmmaker and the founding director of Clockshop, a non-profit arts organization in Los Angeles. Clockshop believes in the power of contemporary art to connect people to the land on which they live and imagine its possible futures. Through commissions of new artworks and programs Clockshop expands the dialogue around politics and urban space by working collaboratively to catalyze larger institutions. Meltzer’s film and video work has been exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Sharjah Biennial, and toured with the Sundance Film Forward Program. Her most recent films, the feature documentaries The Light in Her Eyes (2011) and Dalya’s Other Country (2017) were broadcast on POV on PBS. Meltzer is a recipient of a Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship, John Simon Memorial Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and was a Senior Fulbright Fellow in Damascus, Syria.