Natalie Metzger is an award-winning director, writer, and producer, whose work is visually rich and thoughtful. Her directing credits include feature documentary ALONE IN THE GAME (AFI Docs, Outfest), horror short SLEEP STUDY (Best Horror - Indy Shorts, Hulu’s Bite Size Halloween), sci-fi short IMMORTAL (Best Narrative Short - Eastern Oregon Film Festival), and feature documentary SPECIAL BLOOD (Dolores Huerta Award for Best Director). She also directs PSAs and commercials which have been featured in the Washington Post, Huffington Post, and Vice, as well as won several Telly Awards and Aurora Awards including Platinum Best of Show.
Metzger is an alum of CoverFly’s Endorsed Writers Program and Eastern Oregon’s Filmmaker Residency. Her feature script IMMORTAL won the Gold Prize at the Page International Screenwriting Awards, the Grand Prize in Screencraft’s Sci-Fi Screenwriting Competition, and is in the top 1% of Coverfly’s Red List.
She is also a Spirit Award nominated producer who is best known for IT AIN’T OVER (Sony Pictures Classics), WEREWOLVES WITHIN (Ubisoft/IFC), SXSW Grand Jury Award winner THUNDER ROAD, Sundance darling GREENER GRASS, MGM/Orion’s THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW (Fantastic Fest), IFC’s erotic thriller THE BETA TEST (Berlin Film Festival/Tribeca), and Shudder’s SPOONFUL OF SUGAR (Fantastic Fest). She is also known for producing shorts, most notably POOF (Cannes), DRESS A COW (SXSW), THE ROBBERY (Sundance), and Alden Ehrenreich’s SHADOW BROTHER SUNDAY (Tribeca). Metzger is currently the Vice President of Production & Development at Vanishing Angle.
Metzger holds an MFA from CalArts 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.