Julie Markell is an award winning Creative Executive with 20 years of experience in the entertainment space. Julie was the SVP Global Creative Advertising for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, where she oversaw all creative for broadcast, print, and paid media for the domestic marketplace as well as international territories. She is a collaborative leader who inspires a team to drive engagement and maximize potential. She strives for creative solutions that are strategic, organic and rooted in creative storytelling that builds an emotional connection with the audience.
While at Fox, Julie developed award winning, innovative tv campaigns as well as driving some of the most successful home entertainment releases in recent history for the studio’s top franchised films such as Avatar, Star Wars, X-Men, James Bond and Ice Age, as well as critically acclaimed award winning films such as Birdman and 12 Years a Slave. Along with these, Markell also has helped mold the creative tone for TV franchises such as Homeland, The Simpsons, Sons of Anarchy, Vikings, and American Horror Story and has reinvigorated Blu-ray with award winning packaging for campaigns such as Alien, Fight Club and the evergreen, The Sound of Music.
Before joining Fox, Julie began her career in Advertising at BBDO and J Walter Thompson, both in Los Angeles, as a Creative Director Group Head where she led the creative on Paramount Studios, LACMA, Bally Health Clubs and Conroy’s Flowers.
As a creative consultant, Julie is currently working with Woodlands Avenue Production, launching original films into the marketplace with trailers, tv campaigns and one sheets.
Julie attended Art Center College of Design, as well as UCLA and Cal State University, Northridge where she focused on advertising and design and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.