Natalia Ryss was born in Rostov-on-Don in 1968.
Graduated from Art College in Rostov-on-Don (designer) in 1988 and art‐graphic faculty of the Russian State University of Cinematography named after S. Gerasimov in 1995.
Creates animated shorts as an independent filmmaker and in collaboration with different production companies.
Preferably works with non-conventional structure of narration, uses expressive editing and mix of different art-techniques (torn paper, drawing on glass and wet paper, photo- and video-filters...).
Since 2015 she lives in Haifa, Israel.