Natalie Metzger is an award-winning director, writer, and producer who explores the dark, surreal side of human nature with her visually rich and thoughtful work.
Natalie'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. Her psa TOPLESS WOMEN TALK NFL was featured in the Washington Post and Huffington Post and won an Aurora Award (Platinum Best of Show) and a Telly Award. She has also 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.
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, is on the top 10 sci-fi of Coverfly’s Red List, was selected for CoverFly’s Endorsed Writers Program and for Eastern Oregon’s Filmmaker Residency.
Metzger is also a Spirit Award nominated producer whose credits include Ubisoft’s WEREWOLVES WITHIN (IFC Films), THE BETA TEST (Berlin Film Festival), THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW (MGM/Orion), GREENER GRASS (Sundance), THUNDER ROAD (Grand Jury Award - SXSW), THE ROBBERY (Sundance), MATPAT’S GAME LAB (Streamy Award), and Lil Dicky’s FREAKY FRIDAY (over 658 million views), among numerous others. Metzger is currently in post-production on Yogi Berra documentary IT AIN’T OVER and in pre-production on a new sci-fi series.
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.