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Julian Roffman


B: December 13, 1915 in Montréal, Québec
D: November 7, 2000

Julian Roffman was a cross-border director who made most of his films in the United States. He was responsible for two notable low-budget horror films: The Bloody Brood and The Mask, the first feature to use 3-D in Canada. He studied film in New York and in 1940 joined the NFB where he became responsible for the Armed Service Production program. In the late 1950s, he joined forces with distributor Nat Taylor to form Taylor-Roffman Productions and produce the two features. These are his credits as a Director:

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Bloody Brood (1959)

The Mask (1961)

The Glove (1978)

Credits as a Producer:
Bloody Brood (1959)

The Mask (1961)
Explosion (aka The Blast, 1969)

The Pyx (1973)
The Glove (1979)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
The Glove (1978)

The Pyx,movue, poster,
Poster for the 1973 movie The Pyx was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.