Cinematographer Natalie Kingston was born and raised in a small southern Louisiana town where she ran around with a VHS camcorder on her shoulder as a young girl shooting her own movies. She quickly became fascinated with the idea of creating images and sharing them with people. Natalie has been attached to the camera’s viewfinder since and has received multiple cinematography awards for her work.

Natalie shot the feature film, Lost Bayou – a 2018 IFP narrative lab project and Duplass Brothers grant recipient, which premiered in 2019.

She shot Sam Pollard’s grammy-nominated film Two Trains Runnin’ – a New York Times Critic Pick – narrated by Common and featuring the music of Gary Clark Jr.

Natalie was behind the lens of music videos for artists Billie Eilish, PJ Morton and many more. She was the cinematographer of the award-winning commercial – Ready to Speak Up for Boots No.7, featuring Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. And she co-shot the 2018 Award-winning Documentary Feature “Bathtubs over Broadway”.

Natalie completed a Cinematography Residency at Maine Media College and has a Bachelor of the Arts from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is a member of the International Collective of Female Cinematographers.

Classes Often Taught by Natalie Kingston:

The Art of Cinematography