Natalie Wong Christensen, LMU SFTV '23
Los Angeles, California
Natalie Christensen is a fourth year film production student in the School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University. She just wrapped her first feature film, Camp Rebel, in August of 2021, which she wrote, directed, produced, and scored.
Along with filmmaking, she has been a pianist for fifteen years, and produces music scores as well as solo work.
She founded a student group for educational equity in 2020 called Henrico Justice in Virginia, which held three successful protests until she returned to school. In Los Angeles, she led a Black-Asian Solidarity March which she organized in collaboration with the Valley of Change, and was a founding member of the Asian Pacific Islander Student Coalition at LMU.
Additionally, she loves doing MMA, spending time with her friends, and cooking.
-"The Astral Project" Official Selection, Indy Shorts International Film Festival (Indianapolis, IN, Academy Award Qualifying)
-"The Astral Project" Best Cinematography Award, Oregon Cinema Arts Festival (Portland, Oregon)
-"The Astral Project" Official Selection, Richmond International Film Festival
-"Monumental" First Place Award for Filmmakers Under 20, Oliver White Hill Film Competition (Richmond, Virginia)
-"Pemberton Palms" Official Selection, Big Apple Screenplay Competition (New York, New York)
-"Long Lost" Official Selection, BAM! Film Festival (Angleton, Texas)