Julian Galea is an award-winning film director and founder of boutique studio Galea Pictures based in Sydney, Australia.
Following a series of shorts and music videos, Julian made his feature film debut in 2017 with the indie romance LOVE TO PARADISE set in his motherland of Malta. The film was awarded Best Film at its Malta International Film Festival world premiere, released theatrically in Australia and Malta and streaming now on Amazon Prime.
2019 saw his new film MADE IN MALTA released theatrically in Malta, have sell-out Australian screenings and rank 2nd on the iTunes charts within 24 hours of its release - topping Hollywood Blockbusters Aladdin, John Wick 3 and X-Men: Dark Phoenix.
Julian also directs a variety of narrative-driven content, consistently pushing the creative envelope to explore each unique story and produce fresh, engaging and impactful cinematic stories across all modern media platforms and formats.
Inside Film // Indie Filmmaker Julian Galea Makes Films His Way
The Daily Telegraph // Love Leads Galea Back To The Mediterranean
FilmInk // Bondi Filmmaker Scores European Theatrical Release With New Film
Times of Malta // Passionate, Adventurous and Gloriously Alive
SBS // Maltese Australian film director, Julian Galea: his heritage and passion for cinema
Filmconvert // Pushing Performance and Camera with a Truly Independent Spirit
Film New Europe // Maltese Australian Co-production Sets Cinema Release Date
Television Malta // New Film By Julian Galea Promotes The Maltese Islands
Cinema Australia // ‘Made in Malta’ Australian Premiere Announced
SBS // ‘Made in Malta’ Julian Galea’s Second Feature Film
Indie Film Hustle Podcast // Making a Micro Budget Film That Cracks iTunes Top 3
One News Malta // ‘Made in Malta’ Maltese Romance Movie
Film New Europe // New Movie By Julian Galea Filmed 100% In Malta
Sunday Times Of Malta // Showing off Malta
World Travel Magazine // Love letter from Malta
Malta Today // Eden Cinemas presents: ‘Love to Paradise’, filmed in Malta
One News Malta // Romance Film From Wonderful Malta
Television Malta // Malta Shines in ‘Love to Paradise’
LovinMalta // Saucy Maltese-Australian Romance Steals Hearts at Film Festival
Film Ink // Director Julian Galea Writes a Love Letter To His Heritage
Filmconvert // Bringing the Natural Beauty of The Maltese Islands to Life
Malta Independent // Malta-filmed ‘Love to Paradise’ Playing Now in Cinemas
The Daily Telegraph // Julian Galea's First Feature Film ‘Love to Paradise’ Filmed in Malta
Filmed in Malta // Every Aspiring Filmmaker Must Watch This Feature
Air Malta // The New Indie Movie Love to Paradise Showcases The Best of Malta
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