Natalie’s viral sensation Bunny New Girl is a 6 minute short film which has over 26 million views on YouTube. The film screened globally at over 110 festivals including NYICFF, TIFF Kids and won 15 awards including Best Family Film at the SFFILM in 2016. Her next short film Sherbert Rozencrantz, You’re Beautiful premiered at the NYICFF 2018 and screened at TIFF Kids, SFFILM, SIFF, Palm Springs Shortfest. The has won 5 awards including Best Family Film at Traverse City Film Festival.
Prior to crossing into narrative films Natalie directed the feature length documentary Persecution Blues: The Battle for the Tote which premiered at MIFF 2011 and broadcast on ABC TV (Australia). Natalie’s directing experience also includes over 35 music videos for Australian and international artists including her Vimeo Staff Pick - Dan Deacon's Paddling Ghost. Natalie has worked with an array of high calibre actors including Yael Stone, Magda Szubanski, Aden Young and Damon Herriman.
Natalie has also directed several commercials for major brands and is signed in Australia to Rabbit Content. Most recently Natalie directed kids TV series for The Listies which was funded by Screen Australia and aquired by ABC TV Australia 2019.
Written and Directed by Natalie van den Dungen