Julio Vincent Gambuto began his professional training as a film and TV director in 2012 at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.  He is now completing his third year in the MFA Production program, where he was the recipient of the Harold C. Lloyd Foundation Scholarship and the prestigious Annenberg Fellowship. 

Currently, Julio is producing 'The Lotus Gun'— a USC thesis film, written and directed by Amanda Milius. Last year, Julio sold his first TV concept to a major NBCUniversal cable network. His directing thesis shoots in New York in 2015. rior

Julio is proud to be the co-founder of TAYPE, an after-school performing arts program for LGBTQ teens in New York City, now in its tenth season serving hallmark gay institutions like Harvey Milk HS and the Ali Forney Ctr.

Julio earned his BA cum laude in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard, where, upon graduation, he was awarded the Caroline Isenberg Prize for contributions to the performing arts.

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