Nathaniel Watkins

Nathaniel Watkins

Boom operator, field recordist and sound designer in Sydney, Australia

About Nathaniel

I am a audio professional with great gear, pleasant demeanour and a can do attitude ;) Willing to travel anywhere in the world and with incredibly low rates to compensate flights and accommodation.

I have experience in feature film, TVC, drama, documentary and television series.

What sets me apart and gains me many return clients is my ability to work enjoyably with the crew and comfortably with the talent to the productions overall success. Also my experience in location and post audio allows me to better consider what needs to captured during production to save time and money in the post.

I wish to see the world and will work very rates if production can cover my travel and accommodation, very possibly saving the production money on shoots over 7 days.

Name: Nathaniel Watkins

Lives in: Sydney, Australia


Occupation: Boom Operator, Field Recordist, Sound Designer, Sound Editor and Sound Mixer


  • Body in the Yard

    Body in the Yard (2015)
    Film by Stephen Wallace (Drama) Sound department

  • Burn

    Burn (2015)
    Film (short) by Andrew Bennett (Drama) Sound department Two aging brothers trying to shake off a mischievous past are once again in hot water after a chance encounter with an old friend.

  • Crushed

    Crushed (2015)
    Film by Megan Riakos (Mystery and Thriller) Sound department A young woman returns home to her family vineyard after her father dies in an accident on the winery. But when his death is ruled a murder and her mother becomes the prime suspect she must uncover the truth.

  • Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead

    Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014)
    Film by Kiah Roache-Turner (Horror) Sound department Barry is a talented mechanic and family man whose life is torn apart on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. His sister, Brooke, is kidnapped by a sinister team of gas-mask wearing soldiers & experimented on by a psychotic doctor. While Brooke plans her escape Barry goes out on the road to find her & teams up with Benny, a fellow survivor - together they must arm themselves and prepare to battle their way through hordes of flesh-eating monsters in a harsh Australian bushland. Written by Kiah Roache-Turner & Tristan Roache-Turner

  • Dark Outside

    Dark Outside (2014)
    Film (short) by Amanda Jermyn (Comedy, Drama and Thriller) Sound department Bernadette arrives at Christy and Aaron's house to find a disturbing scene. Aaron is many things: a husband, provider, an intellectual and a cad. Christy has never forgiven Aaron for his many indiscretions. Leaving him would mean abandoning the trappings of a comfortable and secure existence, which is an unknown she is not prepared to confront. After many years of quiet sufferance Christy finally loses her patience. She decides that Aaron deserves an appropriate and life-changing reality check in the form of retribution. Christy has carefully planned the scenario, up until a point. This point. Now she is relying on Bernadette to help solve an unforeseen problem that seems to have no good or positive solution. What should be a measured and sensitive operation turns into a sloppy, childish mess. Instead of taking the opportunity to bond and mend their relationship over the demise of Christy's marriage, they manage to make an already disastrous situation worse. Maturity would prevail for... Written by Brooke Fairley

  • #Socially Awkward Media

    #Socially Awkward Media (2014)
    Film (short) by Shae-Lee Shackleford (Comedy) Sound department #Socially Awkward Media is a short comedy about the typical stereotypes we find on the many forms of social media today. It is a house party where each character in the film represents a different form of social media! It's a humorous observation of how people interact and behave online today.

  • The Keeper

    The Keeper (2014)
    Film (short) by James Chappell (Comedy and Thriller) Sound department A rich playboy invites a girl to his expensive apartment for a romantic evening, which appears to be a mutual flirtation. After a huge misunderstanding, a series of events lead to the revelation of something more sinister. The punch line will leave your reeling. Written by James Chappell

  • Housemates

    Housemates (2014)
    Film (short) by Darren K. Hawkins (Comedy) Composer

  • #7DaysLater

    #7DaysLater (2013)
    Television by Daley Pearson (Comedy) Sound department #7dayslater is an interactive comedy series featuring an ensemble cast of YouTube celebrities. Each week the audience writes the brief via social media for an all-new episode featuring a well-known guest-star. Seven days later that week's episode premieres on TV and across multiple platforms. Written by Sum Whan

  • Final Move

    Final Move (2013)
    Film by Jon Cohen (Thriller) Sound department Detective Nick Mathers loses everything in the pursuit of a killer: his wife, his eldest daughter, his girlfriend. Worse follows when the case that cost his daughter's life resurfaces, the Chess Piece Killer wants to finish the game. Each piece has a name on it, if Nick loses a piece; the killer slaughters the person whose name is on the piece. When he takes Nick's younger daughter Lisa as a piece on the board, the game becomes much more personal. With a 15 minute time limit on each move, Nick races against time to work out the killers methods before the clock ticks down to the end of Lisa's life. While Nick and ex-girlfriend Ali struggle to find and stop the killer, Lisa fights the suspicion of her fellow captives that her father is as sick as the psycho who kidnapped them. As runs out, Nick works out the link between the placement of the victims when they are killed, and their placement on the board - the city is one great big chess board for the killer. But can he rescue Lisa in ... Written by JD

  • Reset

    Reset (2012)
    Film (short) by Douglas Ngai (Drama) Sound department Set in the not-too-distant future, Reset tells the story of Ollie, who is spiralling into depression after the death of his wife, Catherine. Barely coping, Ollie loses his job and his prospects are grim: he is blacklisted as an employee and has lost his government benefits, all because he has refused to undergo the government-subsidized treatment program, Reset. Reset takes away the pain by removing the memories, but the joy of those memories is lost along with the anguish. Faced with the prospect of no job and no money, Ollie must decide whether he can fight his own way out of depression, or undergo Reset to forever and completely erase the greatest love and loss of his life. Written by Anonymous

  • La Naissance

    La Naissance (2012)
    Film (short) by Alan Chen Sound department A story about love, loss, and a magnificent struggle to create the ultimate masterpiece.

  • The Day Hollywood Died

    The Day Hollywood Died (2012)
    Film by Ronnie S. Riskalla (Action, Crime and Drama) Sound department He just woke up. He's in a hospital. He can't move. He can't remember who he is. Memories begin to flood back to him as he regains consciousness. He was part of a heist gone wrong. One of a crew of six asked to steal a briefcase from a secret vault. But that's all he can remember. He will combat the drugs and the pain and the solitude in a desperate effort to remember what happened to him and why. But once he finally reaches the end of his quest for answers he will wish he never began. Written by TDHDFan

  • BloodRush

    BloodRush (2011)
    Film (short) by Ric Shields (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Sound department A grim Urban Vampire story of addiction and loss, experienced through the fragmented memories of Vincent, a mysterious soul who disrupts a gathering of recovering addicts. Shot in Sydney, Australia, and completed over the space of three years, this eerie tale threatens to lead the viewer down the dark tunnels of their own addictions. Written by Anonymous

  • The Strange Calls

    The Strange Calls (2011)
    Film (short) by Daley Pearson (Comedy) Sound department Officer Banks, young, hopeless and heartbroken has just been transferred to Coolum's night-duty desk. Overnight, Banks must deal with a town of helpless locals whose emergency calls are getting stranger every day.

  • Herman and Marjorie

    Herman and Marjorie (2010)
    Film (short) by Daniel Monks (Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Sound department Herman realises his frail, elderly body is dying, and so changes it with that of a handsome, virile, young man, only to be met with utter bewilderment from his wife of 50 years, Marjorie.

  • Love Letters

    Love Letters (2010)
    Film (short) by Raquelle David (Drama and Romance) Sound department A young woman attempts to rekindle her lost love, in an unusual way, after opening a trunk full of old love letters.

  • The Robbery

    The Robbery (2010)
    Film (short) by Johnny Ma (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Sound department Ben, a small time thief with revenge on his mind, plans an elaborate fake robbery in order to murder his estranged father for a life insurance claim. As he battles internally and searches for the killer instinct to pull off the job, what Ben finds is that someone has already beat him to the hit. When it comes to killing, there are no accidents... Written by Anonymous

  • The Clearing

    The Clearing (2010)
    Film (short) by Seth Larney (Drama) Sound department

  • I Am Not Someone Else

    I Am Not Someone Else (2010)
    Film (short) by James Schlesinger (Drama) Sound department This confrontational tale follows Peter, a lost man outcast from society for a past crime. But who is the real man beneath our preconceptions and does he even know himself?

  • Rose

    Rose (2009)
    Film (short) by Darren K. Hawkins (Horror) Sound department Rose Marshall, a young Goth girl begins to see horrific nightmarish images. Not in her dreams, but in her waking hours. As these visions begin to get alarmingly persistent, one individual, a dark stranger, begins stalking her. She turns to a local priest, but can he offer Rose the shelter and answers she desires before the visions and the Stranger consume her? Written by DKH

  • The 7th Hunt

    The 7th Hunt (2009)
    Film by Jon Cohen (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Sound department For Gothic Callie, her deaf sister Ariel, computer nerd Chris, popular Sarah, and misogynist Ricky, their evening plans are about to be re-written. Taken to an abandoned military training school, they finds themselves the target of 5 sadistic killers, each with their own unique and different style of killing. They fight for their lives against sociopaths who know their environment intimately, becoming increasingly outnumbered as their friends are killed. Written by J D

  • The Water

    The Water (2009)
    Film (short) by Carl Firth (Action, Comedy and Drama) Sound department A man decides that water is evil and declares war on it.

  • I Wish I Were Stephanie V

    I Wish I Were Stephanie V (2009)
    Film by Jon Cohen (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Sound department Soon to be 21 year old Helen Andritis is a consummate tennis player, being raised by her embarrassing traditional Greek grandmother. All Helen wants to do is win the tennis championships, but all her grandmother wants is for Helen to find a nice Greek boyfriend, like Jimmy Koutella, who is Helen's childhood crush. But Helen (who is still a virgin) can't even muster the nerve to talk coherently in his presence, despite his mother and her grandmother's match-making endeavors. Nor does she really think he's that interested. Not a day goes by when she doesn't wish she looked just like one of her classmates, Stephanie V, a beautiful Eurasian model who appears on the cover of every magazine, and who plays tennis like a pro. This tale takes us through the trials, traumas, and romances of 3 very different young women being raised by their immigrant families. It's fun, it's crazy, it's serious. It will make you cheer and cry - but not too much! In the tradition of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" ... Written by Laura Sivis

  • Bad Coffee

    Bad Coffee (2008)
    Film (short) by Maria Stipicic (Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Sound department When the chief Mob assassin meets with the enemy Russian Mafia boss in a quiet little cafe, it turns out he has more in store for her than she expected.

  • Stealth

    Stealth (2005)
    Film by Rob Cohen (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Art department In the near future, the Navy develops a fighter jet piloted by an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat manuevers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war... Written by

  • Son of the Mask

    Son of the Mask (2005)
    Film by Lawrence Guterman (Adventure, Comedy, Family and Fantasy) Art department Ten years after the adventures of Stanley Ipkiss in Edge City, the legendary Mask of Loki finds its way into the hands of an aspiring cartoonist, Tim Avery whose new baby son named Alvery is born with the Mask's spectacular powers. But the really big trouble begins when Loki himself the god of mischief, comes looking for his mask, under command by his father Odin. And he's willing to do whatever it takes to get it back. Written by Anthony Pereyra <>

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