Julia Rappold studied law and political science at the Munich LMU. During her studies she worked as a freelance editor first at RTL, then at BR.
After her professional stints at the media law firm “Lausen” and at “German Films”, the full lawyer took over the promotion of young talent at the FilmFernsehFonds Bayern in 2006. Most recently, she was also responsible for the Low Budget Cinema Funding (budget up to 3 million euros).
In 2009 she took part in the European Producer Workshop EAVE.
Her teaching activities at the University of Television and Film (HFF) Munich include book supervision for the feature film and documentary film departments. She also taught the seminar “Material Development in a Team” and sat on the committee for the selection of new students (Department IV). She also gives regular lectures for the Erich Pommer Institut.
She has lived for one year in both America and Spain.
In 2018, she switched to Lieblingsfilm as a producer.