Julian is currently composing music for the short film "The Bartender", a Drama directed by Lortir Pierre-Louis. The music for this score is comprised primarily of piano and orchestral sounds. Julian is also composing music for the short film series "Cause Unknown", a Sci-Fi Thriller directed by Jay Pickens. For this film he is composing a hybrid of hip-hop and orchestral music.
Julian is also attending Berklee College of Music Online majoring in Music Composition for Film, TV and Video Games. He is also a Composer with the music libraries, Burnett Music Group and SCOREKEEPERS.
Julian has produced music projects for several independent artists such as Tryenyse Jones, Soulyrik and Kenny Passmore. He has also produced multiple solo projects. Julian has also produced two volumes of the project, Soul Cutz. This project is a unique endeavor totally funded by Julian as an avenue to invest in the music of other artists who use music as a way of communicating the gospel.
Born in New York, Julian spent the majority of his life in Minnesota. In high school Julian was in the Visual and Performing Arts program at Minneapolis North Community High School. After High School, Julian attended North Central Bible College (now North Central University) and studied Youth Ministries. Julian served as a Youth Pastor and Worship Leader for several churches in the Twin Cities area.
"I think you should put yourself out there. Your stuff is good enough to be on TV . . . People enjoy working with you."
"[These cues] gave me some really great insight and inspiration for the film."
"...you definitely know how to make functional musical statements that also make sense. I am impressed!"
Music by Julian Montgomery
Directed by Walter Hermosa
Expected release Summer 2019
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The Legend of Roo will be an animated film series containing 5 or 6 episodes, each approximately 20 minutes in length. The story is set in a fictitious world populated by animals where each city only listens to one musical genre. Missy, a meerkat, and Rakim, a raccoon, are best friends. They set out on an incredible adventure to save Hip-Hop City from the grips of the Dirty Pop! Society (DPS). The DPS is a nefarious group who are determined to take over the world with Pop music. Missy and Rakim's mission is to find the legendary rapper Roo. Everyone in Hip-Hop city grows up hearing about the legend of Roo. The legend states that Roo has performed miracles just by spittin' rhymes. For some reason Roo disappeared many years ago. As Missy and Rakim go along their journey, they are pursued by the evil Red-Tailed Hawk, Diablo. Diablo uses his crafty and devious ways to set obstacles to prevent Missy and Rakim from completing their mission. As Missy and Rakim pursue Roo they are often advised by Kamali, a gray turtle dove, who provides wisdom and guidance.
Will Missy and Rakim find Roo?
Is the legend of Roo real?
Can Roo really help them?
Is Missy and Rakim's friendship strong enough to withstand their mission?
Can Missy and Rakim save Hip-Hop City?
|10/23/2018||We have verbally agreed with Arif S. Kinchen to have him direct and co-produce the project. Arif is a SAG Actor who specializes in voice acting. He has done a ton of voice acting and has great experience directing as well. We're excited to have him associated to the project.|
|10/15/2018||Julian Smith verbally agrees to join the project. Originally from Michigan, Julian moved to LA four years ago to pursue a career in voice acting. He has had multiple acting opportunities since arriving in LA. He is also an aspiring beatmaker.|
|10/14/2018||Project announced to the public.|