About

Jillian Bullock is a Philadelphia based award winning filmmaker. She wears multiple hats including - screenwriter, director, producer, actor, fight choreographer, screenwriting instructor, and script consultant.

Education

Jillian graduated from LaSalle University with a BA in Communications, which included several courses in screenwriting and filmmaking. Over the years, she has continued studying her craft through workshops, books, classes, lectures, and web videos.

 

As someone who has taken several psychology and forensic courses in order to write thrillers and dramas to get inside the minds of her characters, Jillian holds certifications in:

Psychology: Stress and Management

Forensic Psychology

Criminology: Explaining Crime

Forensic Science

Criminal Psychology

 

Screenwriter

Jillian has sold two scripts in her career so far – “Scar Across My Heart” and “The Champion Inside.” She has also written additional scripts that she has directed, in various stages of production or is looking to sell.  Jillian is also a screenwriting instructor and script consultant. See the projects she’s working on. Click here.

 

Since 2007, Jillian has been a screenwriting judge for the Set In Philadelphia Screenwriting Contest, which is sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office.

 

Director & Producer

Jillian got her start in filmmaking as an intern on Spike Lee’s movie “Malcolm X.” From there, she has worked on her own, and other people’s movies. See her various projects.

 

Author

“HERE I STAND,” a memoir, tells of Jillian’s upbringing with her African-American mother and her white stepfather, who was a member of the Philadelphia Italian Mafia. Growing up Jillian endured a number of horrific experiences, including seeing her first Mob hit when she was nine, being a victim of rape when she was ten, and homeless when she was fifteen years old, which resulted in Jillian getting involved in drugs, criminal activity and prostitution. Click here to learn more.

 

Jillian first self-help book entitled “From Victim to Victor: How to Achieve Happiness, Success and Greatness Despite the Hardships, Challenges or Obstacles Against You,” will be available to purchase September 2020.

 

Consultant & Screenwriter Instructor

When not working on a film project, Jillian is a screenplay consultant for individuals, as well as a screenwriting instructor for various workshops and classes.

 

Fight Choreographer

Jillian is a former competitive martial artist and boxer. She started training in karate when she was 12 years old. Jillian obtained her first black belt in Tae Kwon Do when she was 15. During her 20s, she earned a second black belt in Wing Chun. Today, she trains in mixed martial arts and boxing.  Jillian utilizes her vast experiences to choreographer fight scenes for her movies.

FILM/TV

"A Cup Full of Crazy" – Writer, Director, Producer, Actress, Fight Choreographer (In Development)

 

"Touch With Your Eyes" – Writer, Director, Producer, Actor, Fight Choreographer (Short Film, Completed)

 

“A Sense of Purpose: Fighting For Our Lives” – Director, Writer, Producer,

Actress, Fight Choreographer (Jillian Bullock Enterprises, LLC) (Completed)

 

“Fight of Your Life" Music Video – Co-Writer, Director, Producer (completed)

 

“Spirit” – Writer, Director, Producer, Actress, Fight Choreographer (Jaguar

Productions, Inc.)

 

“WXW Rage” - Wresting TV Show – Wrestler, Actress (Top Rope Productions)

 

“Live in Peace or Die in Peace” – Director, Actress, Fight Choreographer

(educational video for Philadelphia, PA school system.)

 

“A Filmmaker’s Personal Journey” – Documentary Writer, Director, Actress,

Producer (Jaguar Productions, Inc.) (Won the Mickey Michaux Award)

 

“Dragon Enterprises” – Fight Choreographer, Actress (Kevin Blanks, Director)

 

“Up Close” – Production Assistant (Jon Reynolds, Director)

 

“Malcolm X” – Intern (Spike Lee, Director)

 

© JILLIAN BULLOCK  2019