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
Doc 'n' Roll
Encounters Film Festival
Kendal Mountain Film Festival
GRRL HAUS Cinema
Hebden Bridge Film Festival
Romford Film Festival
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
Art and Design
London College of Communication 2010-2011