At age 23, Tulica taught herself to write. She started with a graphic novel, and then compiled over 300 short essays in a satirical bog called "Prudence Press 10". She then moved on to film, making 30 shorts in less than a year, ranging from an expose of naiads to a web series about an overly dramatic waitress. She decided to hone her craft and is now completing a masters Degree in film at The University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts. Her short film Dream Girl was screened in 8 festivals including the academy qualifying Palm Springs International Film Festival, and won an award for best comedic short. It was then screened in Festivals across Germany as part of a distribution with SALZGEBER & CO. In 2013 Tulica was awarded the Jon Huston Scholarship for excellence in directing. Her web series Croissant Man received a Vimeo Staff Pick and has screened in 16 festivals, receiving 10 awards, including Outstanding Writing and Original Series Premise at LAWebfest and Best Animated Series at Austin Web Festival. The show will make history as one of the first short-form Independent web series to be distributed through Amazon Prime. She is currently working on an epic love story between two fairytale lesbian Princesses.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
John Huston Scholarship - Excellence in directing
Vimeo Staff Pick - Croissant Man
NYTVF - Best Editor - Croissant Man
Kickstarter Staff Pick - Croissant Man
Best Comedy Short - Dream Girl