Emmy-winning cinematographer Natalie Kingston has a body of work that includes feature films, streaming series, documentaries, commercials, and music videos.  She recently shot the acclaimed Apple TV+ series BLACK BIRD starring Taron Egerton, for which she was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. This win made her the first woman in Emmy history to receive top honors in cinematography for a work of fiction.  She has also shot music videos for BILLIE EILISH, PJ MORTON, JULIA STONE and ST. VINCENT. Her feature film credits include SHAPELESS, THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW, and LOST BAYOU. Her documentary feature credits include Sam Pollard’s Grammy-nominated TWO TRAINS RUNNIN’ and the Tribeca-winning BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY. She has also lensed a number of award-winning short films, and commercials for Adidas, ESPN, Powerade, No7, Blue Cross, and others. Her films have played Tribeca, SXSW, Raindance, and other major festivals.

Natalie recently finished shooting THE SHALLOW TALE OF A WRITER WHO DECIDED TO WRITE ABOUT A SERIAL KILLER, directed by Tolga Karacelik, starring Steve Buscemi.

Born and raised in a small southern Louisiana town, as a young girl Natalie ran around with a VHS camcorder on her shoulder shooting her own movies. She quickly became fascinated with the idea of creating images and sharing them with people. She has been attached to the camera’s viewfinder ever since.

Natalie is an alum of Maine Media’s cinematography program, having completed the Cinematography Intensive in 2011.  She has a Bachelor of the Arts from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and is a member of the International Collective of Female Cinematographers.


Classes Often Taught by Natalie Kingston:

The Art of Cinematography

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