NATALIE SCHWAN is an award-winning director and producer who is known for narrative work that celebrates the vastness of the human condition, the journey of the overcomer, and the spirit of adventure. She is constantly drawn to period narratives and recently won Best Short at OneReeler ShortFilm Competition and 2nd place in the She Directed Audience Awards Competition for her J.K. Rowling biopic short film Jo.
She is currently developing a period era Ellis Island TV series and is in the attachment phase for her feature film, Rebel, which is based on the true story of America's first female soldier, Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as man and fought in the Revolutionary War. Her adventure commercial-spec campaign “Find Your Wild” won 10 Telly Awards, and she received three of those for directing. In 2015, she launched her full-service production company Velocity Creatives, which creates commercial and narrative content that presents as stunning visual stories that inspire, challenge and excite.