Natalie Erika James is a Japanese-Australian writer & director and a graduate of the VCA. Her shorts have screened internationally at film festivals and have been picked up for broadcast by SBS. Some notable festivals include Melbourne International Film Festival, Palm Springs International ShortFest, Flickerfest, Fantastic Fest and Atlanta Film Festival.
At the 2015 Triple J Awards, Natalie won Australian Music Video of the Year for directing the music video MINE by artist Life is Better Blonde.
Natalie has several feature film projects in development with support from both Screen Australia and Film Victoria.
She directs commercials through Melbourne based production company, Fiction (fiction.net.au).