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Natasha Hawthornthwaite aka Natasha Hawth, is a documentary filmmaker and commercials director. She's an empathetic storyteller who specializes in working with real people.

People often describe her as an authentic storyteller whose films are very inspirational and heart-warming. She has a talent of being able to quickly build bonds and identify those that will chime on screen. 

 

From branded content to TV, Natasha cares about the stories she tells. She is passionate about ensuring her stories are authentic and relatable. 

Away from directing Natasha is a regular supporter of new working-class talent. She's recently set up a funding and mentoring scheme to support emerging filmmakers enter the industry.

 

She is a director who often shoots and edits too. She holds an enhanced DBS and is experienced working with vulnerable people and young children.

She also produces too and runs her own production company that offers a bespoke production service

 

www.northernheartfilms.co.uk

Screenings

Sheffield Doc Fest

Doc 'n' Roll

BBC

Sky Arts

Encounters Film Festival

Kendal Mountain Film Festival

GRRL HAUS Cinema

Hebden Bridge Film Festival

BritFlicks

Romford Film Festival

Together TV

Talent Schemes

Brands

BBC

Quorn

Co-op

Historic England

Just Eat

Spar

Twenty Twenty

Rivers Trust

Mirror

Samaritans

FA

Education

Amplify Production Talent | Sheffield Doc Fest '22

BFI Working Class Weekender | BFI '21

Random Acts North | Arts Council, C4 '18

First Class Honours

Documentary Film and Television Production

Newport Film School 2011-2014

Foundation Degree

Art and Design

London College of Communication 2010-2011

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NATASHA HAWTHORNTHWAITE
Director

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