Julie Westlake Sooter – Actress & Movie Production Assistant

Julie Westlake Sooter - Actress & Movie Production Assistant

 

How did you come in contact with Leesley Films?

I met Jamison⇗ on social media.Actress, Movie Production Assistant, Julie Westlake Sooter

 

What was your first impression when you watched the movie trailer to “Apparition” and learned what the movie is about?

I found it to be both exciting and entertaining. I wanted to keep watching it to see what was going to happen next.

 

Actress, Movie Production Assistant, Julie Westlake SooterHow important is the story of “Apparition” to you personally?

Very. I love the concept and content. Many people struggle with spiritual attacks⇗, so being aware of it is sort of an “awakening.” This is crucial. We’re surrounded every day by things we fully don’t understand. So the entire project intrigues me, my spiritual mentality, and the reality of it all.

 

What are the differences in the film “Apparition,” compared to other Actress, Movie Production Assistant, Julie Westlake SooterChristian films?

“Apparition” focuses more on the source of the behavior when someone is under attack. It’s true, we all want a happy story in a movie, but in reality, life is far from perfect as we struggle with things we don’t understand.

It’s not all sunshine and roses 24/7 once we find our faith⇗, sometimes we have to wake up and fight.

 

Actress, Movie Production Assistant, Julie Westlake SooterWhat is/are your long-term goals in the Christian film industry?

Ultimately, I want to live my best life. In doing so and following my passion, I want to be a full-time actress.

Being involved in the film industry⇗, especially the Christian film industry, is a life changing goal of mine.

 

 

What do you have on your resume with this type of work?

I’ve been in front of the camera on films like “God’s Not Dead, A Light In Darkness,“ in which I was one of six people handpicked by the director for a featured scene. I’ve been blessed to be involved in several award-winning festival circuit films in and outside of my home state. I also have experience working behind the scenes as a Key Production Assistant, boom operator, slate, and so on.

I always enjoy participating in film production, I’m all about learning and growing in the industry.

That’s a wrap! What’s my call time tomorrow?

Julie Westlake Sooter - Actress & Movie Production Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Actress, voiceover artist, aspiring novelist and screenwriter,Actress, Movie Production Assistant, Julie Westlake Sooter licensed fitness instructor, retail sales, and wife and mother, takes pride in her small-town roots. She jokingly says, “She likes her hometown so much, never left!”

While Julie continues to focus on her now relationship with the Lord, she states, “There are four things that matter the most to me: my faith, family, friends, and film.”

Julie first found her love of film watching old, classic black and white movies with her grandmother. At a young age, Julie would sing, dance, and put on a show on top of her grandmother’s piano bench. AKA, “The Stage.” She states, “If only she (grandmother) could see what’s taken place the last three years.” The support of her family and friends is a gift that she values greatly.

Julie married young at barely 20 years old. Her family became her life. She became a mother at 23 with her son – the joy of her life – and put her dreams on hold. When he turned 20, he encouraged her to find herself again and pursue her purpose and passion. “It’s a wonderful thing when your children are grown, and you can finally become their best friend,” Julie says. “We constantly encourage and support one another, and it’s beautiful.”

Julie has experience in film production⇗ and supporting and featured roles:
“The Right Applicant”
“Haven” – web series now available on 24 Flix
“Letters to Daniel”
“Pushing Envelopes” (multiple film festival awards)
“The Penitent Thief”
“The Turkey Bowl” (2019 theater release)
“God’s Not Dead”
“A Light in Darkness”
“The Date”
“Locked Out”
“Black Hills Moon”
“Endless Futures”

What a wonderful experience!

I look forward to all that’s ahead.
“Be a light in the darkness, for with light fear has no place.”
~Julie Westlake Sooter

 

Julie Westlake Sooter - Actress & Movie Production Assistant

 

 

 

 

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Julie Westlake Sooter - Actress & Movie Production Assistant