Julianna Brannum

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Julianna Brannum

Julianna Brannum is a documentary filmmaker based in Oklahoma. Her first film, The Creek Runs Red, was selected to air on PBS’s national prime-time series, Independent Lens. She later served as Producer for “Wounded Knee”, the final episode in the PBS series We Shall Remain for American Experience. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won the ABC News VideoSource Award for Outstanding Use of Archival in a Film.

Ms. Brannum was selected as a Sundance Institute/Ford Foundation Fellow for her public television documentary LaDonna Harris: Indian 101.  She was also awarded a fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation and the Tribeca Film Institute in support of the film. The film aired nationally on PBS in November 2015 and was Executive Produced by Johnny Depp. She most recently served as Series Producer on the PBS series, “Native America”, produced by Providence Pictures. This epic, 4-part series focuses on the civilizations of the Americas and will air nationally on PBS in Fall 2018.

Ms. Brannum is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma where she was awarded the 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award for the College of Arts and Sciences and is a member of the Quahada band of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma.

Job Title: 
Filmmaker
Tribal Affiliation: 
Comanche