Natalya is a Russian-Jewish filmmaker based in San Francisco. She is currently an MFA candidate at San Francisco State University where she directs films and teaches courses on filmmaking.
During the past ten years, Natalya has directed experimental and narrative shorts, produced several multimedia exhibitions, edited international cinema section at SEANCE film journal and watched lots of spectacular movies. Her documentary project - Forest Voices screened at several documentary festivals in Russia and her last experimental short RACE has just been selected for San Francisco Film Finals. Natalya's main filmmaking interests revolve around social justice documentaries and kids' stories.