Natalie Christensen, b. 2001, LMU SFTV '23 Los Angeles, California
Natalie Christensen is a second year film production student in the School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University.
Her films and screenplays have won and been selected in festivals and screenplay competitions across the United States.
Along with her film, she has been a pianist for fourteen years, and produces music scores as well as solo work. In 2020 she released her sophomore album "Accidental Wine" under the artist name Renaissance Woman.
She is also an activist who organized and created a protest group in 2020 called Henrico Justice in her county in Virginia, which held three successful protests until she returned to school.
Her art focuses around pressing issues in the world today, and stories she believes can change the world for the better.
-"The Astral Project" Official Selection, Indy Shorts International Film Festival (Indianapolis, IN, Academy Award Qualifying)
-"Monumental" First Place for Filmmakers Under 20, Oliver White Hill Film Competition (Richmond, Virginia)
-"Pemberton Palms" Official Selection, Big Apple Screenplay Competition (New York, New York)
-"The Astral Project" Best Cinematography Award, Oregon Cinema Arts Festival (Portland, Oregon)
-"The Astral Project" Official Selection, Ningalens Film Competition (Dartmouth, Australia)
-"Long Lost" Official Selection, BAM! Film Festival (Angleton, Texas)
-"The Astral Project" Semi-Finalist, New Optics Film Festival (Los Angeles, California)
-"The Astral Project" Official Selection, Richmond International Film Festival
-"The Astral Project" Official Selection, Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival
-"The Astral Project" Official Selection Dumbo Film Festival (New York, New York)