Natasha Pincus graduated with first class honours in Law and Science. She worked as a research scientist and practiced corporate law before hanging up her lab coat and suit to focus on her screenwriting career.
Natasha has written and directed short films that have screened at dozens of film festivals worldwide and received recognition through awards such as the Platinum Remi (Short Drama) at the Worldfest International Film Festival, and a nomination for the Sydney Film Festival Dendy Award.
Natasha specialises in creating distinctive music video works and has directed internationally regarded videos for a number of Australia’s favourite musicians, including Powderfinger, Paul Kelly, Gotye, Missy Higgins, Kasey Chambers, Pete Murray, Paper Kites and Sarah Blasko. Natasha has won two ARIA awards for Best Music Video and has been nominated for the MTV VMA for Best Music Video and Best Editing. Natasha’s iconic video for Gotye’s, Somebody That I Used To Know has been viewed over 1 billion times on YouTube.
As a screenwriter, Natasha’s screenplay MIDDLE OF THE AIR was a Winner of the UCLA Screenwriting Competition and her screenplay CLIVE was included on the US Hollywood Blacklist and was a semi-finalist of the Nicholl Fellowship. The produced feature film of Natasha’s screenplay FELL, directed by Kasimir Burgess, premiered In Competition at the Sydney Film Festival. Natasha adapted the Pulitzer-nominated novel SNOW CHILD for New York producers Amy Hobby and Anne Hubble (Tangerine Entertainment), and co-wrote THE TWISTED for Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions. She created the film component for the stage production of LAZARUS by David Bowie and Enda Walsh in 2019 and she is creating the film content for a new production for Malthouse in 2020.