Natalie Metzger

Natalie Metzger is an award-winning director, writer, and producer, who explores the dark side of human nature with her visually rich and thoughtful work.

Her feature writing/directing credits include LGBTQ sports documentary ALONE IN THE GAME (AFI Docs, Outfest) and medical documentary SPECIAL BLOOD (Dolores Huerta Award for Best Director – Long Beach Indie; Best Feature Documentary – CWFF). 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. Her psa TOPLESS WOMEN TALK NFL was also featured in the Washington Post and Huffington Post and won an Aurora Award (Platinum Best of Show) and a Telly Award.

Metzger is also 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, was a Finalist in Screencraft’s Sci-Fi Screenwriting Competition and the Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, and is in the top 1% of Coverfly’s Red List.
She is also a Spirit Award nominated producer whose films have premiered at top festivals around the world including Sundance, Cannes, Berlin, SXSW, Tribeca, and Locarno. She is best known for WEREWOLVES WITHIN (Tribeca), THE BETA TEST (Berlinale), THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW (Fantastic Fest), GREENER GRASS (Sundance), and SXSW Grand Jury Award winner THUNDER ROAD.

Metzger holds an MFA 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.

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