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Directors / Julian Acosta


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Julian Acosta is a filmmaker driven by wanderlust and a deep-seated love of music. His work showcases an ability to use nostalgia, music, and candid shots to evoke emotion. Julian has directed videos and documentaries for John Legend and The Roots, Passion Pit, MIA, Foster the People, Ellie Goulding, The Shins and many others.


Most recently, Julian directed a livestream of Aberdeen, the acclaimed first-person musical storytelling performance that unfolds via spoken storytelling, song performance, animations and projections with proceeds going to live music and theatre venues impacted by COVID-19.