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Barracuda
Austin vibes meet darker skies
"...Directed by: Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin. Starring: Allison Tolman, Sophie Reid,..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Beware La Barracuda
A murder ballad comes to life in this Austin thriller
"...this town, and local filmmaking duo Julia Halperin and Jason Cortlund (Now, Forager) knew the only way to cast..."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Ones to Watch
A new year, a new batch of filmmakers
"...newest New Wave when it crests. Julia Halperin & Jason Cortlund..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

Finding Our Way
How foraging is changing the local food system
"...honed through years of schooling and experience. As forager Jason Cortlund explained, certain fungi – and not just the..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Food Feature by Sean L. Malin

Foraging for an Audience
How two local filmmakers are reworking the indie formula
"...the heart of the first feature-length film by co-directors Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin – Now, Forager – is..."

March 2, 2013 Screens Post by Alejandro Puyana

IFP Gotham Awards Announced
Linklater, Zellners among Texans who score nods
"...teams, David & Nathan Zellner and Julia Halperin & Jason Cortlund, all received nods for their 2012 work. Linklater's..."

Oct. 18, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Crowdfund for the Win
Where the shoestring meets Web savvy
"...phenomenon has gotten so big that Now, Forager co-director Jason Cortlund believes a "crowdfunding malaise" has started to hit..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

SXSW Announces Film Lineup
Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, Ben Wheatley's Free Fire, and more
"...two more familiar faces: directing duo Julia Halperin and Jason Cortlund, who bring their follow-up to Now, Forager, the..."

Jan. 31, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Sleight of Hand
How filmmaker Yen Tan fell into a gig selling other people's movies
"...Director Jason Cortlund, who was in the Netherlands last week for..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

AFS Grants Announced
$115,000 awarded to filmmakers
"...La Barracuda D: Jason Cortlund & Julia Halperin (Austin) AFS Grant Award: $2,500..."

Sept. 2, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Artist Intensive Unveiled
AFS program fosters creative hookups
"...of Dig) for The Father, and Julia Halperin and Jason Cortlund (who previously made the much praised film Now,..."

June 6, 2014 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Experimental/Experiential
Film at Fusebox Festival
"...prank calls the other planets. And Now, Forager, from Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin, gets a hometown viewing on..."

April 27, 2012 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Austin Filmmakers Return to Horror
Karen Skloss, Owen Egerton, and Don Swaynos talk terror
"...As recently as this year's SXSW, Julia Halperin and Jason Cortlund's beautifully savage La Barracuda and Karen Skloss' psychotropic..."

June 30, 2017 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

Macon Blair Feels at Home in Austin
First-time director wins critics’ applause
"...Roman Waugh, for tense prison drama Shot Caller; and Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin, with twisting music drama Barracuda...."

Jan. 12, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

I Don't Feel at Home Wins Best Austin Film
Macon Blair's debut lauded by Austin Film Critics Association
"...• Barracuda (D: Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin) • Infinity Baby (D: Bob..."

Dec. 31, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Experimental Response Cinema Rises to the Surface
Avant-gardians of Austin’s underground films
"...Ed Lowry and David Boone, to Bill Daniel, to Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin; but while Austin has supported..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

Film Flam
Roundup of upcoming Austin film events
"...March 4 at the Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz. Jason Cortlund, director of Now, Forager, will introduce the legendary..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Screens Column

Alphabet Soup: aGLIFF, IFP, and Other Announcements
Announcements from aGLIFF, Austin represents at the IFP, and more
"...relationships.” The co-directors of Now, Forager, Julia Halperin and Jason Cortlund, will present their next project, La Barracuda, which..."

July 25, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Film Flam
Machete, Muppets, and more
"...let us know he'd been accepted, along with directors Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin (Now, Forager), to Biennale College,..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Experimental Cinema Stakes a Claim on Austin's Art Map
ERCATX moving image showcase debuts Dec. 14 at Tiny Park
"...making the mundane feel unsettling. In the program’s opener, Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin's “Interstate (Part 1),” you are..."

Dec. 12, 2012 Screens Post by Alejandro Puyana

Film Flam
Winnebago Man Jack Rebney loses house in wildfire
"...Independent named University of Texas alums and filmmaking team Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin as one of its "10..."

Sept. 5, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

TFPF Awards Filmmaker Grants
AFS' funding arm awards $121,000 to Texas filmmakers
"...NOW, FORAGER
Jason Cortlund & Julia Halperin
$1,500 - New Directors/New Films &..."

Aug. 29, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Film Flam
Which ATX funnyman is on a first-name basis with Alex Trebek?
"...Good news about Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin's feature film Now, Forager, about..."

Dec. 30, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Film News
As Perry proposes $20 million for incentives in budget, two major productions open up shop in Austin
"..."Interstate: Part I," a short by Julia Halperin and Jason Cortlund is included in the latest Journal of Short..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Short Cuts
Sure, you can call a spade a spade, but the Statesman can't call a dildo a dildo. Try "female sex toys" instead.
"..."Seven Days," David Barker; "Gretchen," Steve Collins; No Kill, Jason Cortlund & Julia Halperin; Las Mujeres, Heather Courtney; "Forgotten..."

Aug. 30, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

1999 Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund Grants
Thirty-two recipients of filmmaking grants from the Austin Film Society, totaling $50,000 and ranging from $1,000-5,000.
"...Jason Cortlund, $1,000 production..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Screens Feature

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