Philadelphia, PA, USA
Jillian Bullock is the CEO/President of Jillian Bullock Enterprises, LLC, an empowerment and entertainment production company based in Pennsylvania. While Jillian attended college she worked as a reporter for “The Wall Street Journal.” After graduation with a degree in Communications from La Salle University, 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 as an actor, writer, producer, director, and fight choreographer. Jillian took off from filmmaking for a number of years in order to focus on writing her memoir, “HERE I STAND,” which was published in 2012. The story tells of Jillian’s upbringing with her African-American mother and her white stepfather, who was a member of the Philadelphia Italian Mafia. As an award winning filmmaker, Jillian wrote and directed the documentary “A Filmmaker’s Personal Journey.” She went on to write, direct and produce the drama “Spirit.” Jillian recently completed “A Sense of Purpose: Fighting For Our Lives,” a feature film that focuses on veterans, PTSD and military sexual assault. She has won several awards for the movie, including best film at the 2018 Validate Yourself Film Festival and 2018 Ocktober Film Festival. Jillian, along with award winning DP, Lamont Fountain, also co-wrote and directed “Fight of Your Life,” a PSA music video to bring more awareness to military sexual assault and PTSD. Currently, Jillian is in pre-production on the movie “A Cup Full of Crazy,” a psychological thriller. Production will begin in Philadelphia in the summer of 2019. Since 2007, Jillian has been a screenwriting judge for the Set In Philadelphia Screenwriting Contest, which is sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office. She is also a screenwriting instructor and script consultant. Jillian’s life story and her work as a filmmaker, author and professional speaker has been featured in several media outlets, including Ebony, Essence, Forbes, People, Philadelphia Inquirer, New York Times; radio programs such as Steven Knight Radio, January Jones Radio Show, Living Fully After 40 Radio, Cyrus Webb Conversations Live, and TV news programs on CBS, ABC, Fox, and NBC.