Natalie Metzger is an award-winning producer, director, and writer, who explores the dark, surreal side of human nature with her visually rich and thoughtful work.
She is a Spirit Award nominated producer whose credits include the upcoming WEREWOLVES WITHIN (which will be premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival and distributed by IFC Films), THE BETA TEST (Berlin Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival), THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW (MGM/Orion), GREENER GRASS (Sundance Film Festival), THUNDER ROAD (Grand Jury Award - SXSW), THE ROBBERY (Sundance Film Festival), MATPAT’S GAME LAB (Streamy Award), and Lil Dicky’s FREAKY FRIDAY (over 664 million views), among numerous others. Metzger is currently in post-production on a new sci-fi series as well as Yogi Berra documentary IT AIN’T OVER.
Metzger's feature writing/directing credits include LGBTQ sports documentary ALONE IN THE GAME (AFI Docs, Outfest) and healthcare documentary SPECIAL BLOOD, which won the Dolores Huerta Award for Best Director at Long Beach Indie Festival and Best Feature Documentary at California Women’s Film Festival. She was also selected for CoverFly’s Endorsed Writers Program and for Eastern Oregon’s Filmmaker Residency. Her feature script IMMORTAL won the Gold Prize at the Page International Screenwriting Awards, was a finalist in the Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition and a semifinalist in Screencraft’s Drama Competition, and is on the top 10 sci-fi of Coverfly’s Red List.
She has directed numerous award-winning commercials and short films, including a short film adaptation of IMMORTAL, which won Best Narrative Short at Eastern Oregon Film Festival, Best Set Design at Trans Stellar Film Festival, and screened at 17 film festivals including the Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival and psa TOPLESS WOMEN TALK NFL which was featured in the Washington Post and Huffington Post and won an Aurora Award (Platinum Best of Show) and a Telly Award.
Metzger holds a Master of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts and is a Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Emory University, where she received the Sudler Award in the Arts and the Pioneer Award. www.nataliemetz.com