Natalie Kottke-Masocco
Director  natalie kottke masocco

Natalie Kottke-Masocco is a documentary filmmaker, writer, and activist. Her directorial debut, Company Town premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2016, and premiered theatrically in New York and Los Angeles in 2017. Her feature-length documentary about environmental injustice in a small rural town in Crossett, Arkansas has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Hollywood Reporter; a film Sundance Channel says “Could literally save lives.” Natalie stumbled upon Crossett’s story in 2011, and spent six years investigating and documenting the town’s fight for clean air and water, gaining access to the community, workers, and a whistleblower. The brave folks in Crossett had a profound impact on her life, witnessing their fight for justice. She received a documentary investigative journalism fellowship with The American Independent Institute in Washington, D.C. and partnered with Act 4 Entertainment. Natalie recently produced a story for the Emmy-nominated documentary series, Chef’s Table on Netflix. She’s produced for National Geographic Channel, National Geographic’s Explorer, CBS, Comcast, and has produced multiple feature-length investigative documentaries, including, Brave New Films: Unmanned: America’s Drone War, War on Whistleblowers: Free Press & The National Security State, and Koch Brothers Exposed. She has produced new media content on women’s rights, voting rights, and immigration reform. She lives and works in Los Angeles.

  • Company Town trailer