Natasha Pincus

ARIA Award-winning
Writer / Director

Natasha Pincus graduated in 2002 with first class honours in Law and Science. She worked as a research scientist and practiced law before hanging up her lab coat and suit to focus on her writing and directing career.  Natasha taught Law at Monash University until 2009.

In 2005 Natasha wrote and produced the short film EMMA AND THE BARISTA which screened at a number of international film festivals winning the Platinum Remi (Short Drama) at the Worldfest International Film Festival in Texas. In 2006 Natasha wrote, directed and co-produced the Australian Film Commission funded short film, LOVE’S LABOUR, for which she received a Dendy Award nomination for Best Short Drama at the 2007 Sydney Film Festival.

Natasha started writing and directing music videos in 2007. She has created internationally regarded videos for a number of Australia’s favourite musicians, including Powderfinger, Gotye, Missy Higgins, Kasey Chambers, Pete Murray, Lior 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 screenplay MIDDLE OF THE AIR was a Winner of the UCLA Writing Competition and her screenplay CLIVE was included on the US Blacklist and semi finalist of the Nicholl Fellowship. Natasha’s screenplay FELL, directed by Kasimir Burgess, premiered In Competition at the Sydney Film Festival and screened In Competition at Melbourne International Film Festival. Natasha’s most recent work includes adapting the Pulitzer-nominated novel SNOW CHILD for New York producers Amy Hobby and Anne Hubble, and writing original screenplays for various feature film projects produced by Martha Coleman, Christopher Sharp and Angie Fielder.