Nathalie Boltt - Biography
Nat Boltt's recent short film, Vajazzle was described as 'Despicable - I love it' by someone who can, thanks to the twisted revenge plot, no longer eat lasagna. Her web-series, Dropped Pie once again mixes fur and food and aims to delight and disgust. see www.rodrigofilms.com
As an actress, her onscreen hits include experience o Golden Globe winner, District 9, BBC series Inspector George Gently and TVNZ telefeature Bloodlines, for which she received an AFTA Best Supporting Actress nomination.
Her short film debut,The Silk was selected for 14 international film festival selections, including the prestigious AFI-affiliated Dallas International Film Festival and won 8 awards including Best Short Film (Honolulu FA, Rockport FF, Oregan Film Awards, Macon FF, Green Bay and Annapolis) Best Acting and Best Cinematography.
Nathalie recently completed the feature film script for Holy Days which she aims to direct. This project is on Pukeko Picture's current slate. Fremantle Enterprises are promoting The Drift, Nathalie's prime time TV series concept, in the USA, with a view to attaching an A-list show runner. Her latest short film script 'Vajazzle' was shortlisted for premiere funding by the New Zealand Film Commission this year. Nathalie's directing debut, Run Rabbit, was shortlisted for Peter Jackson and Barrie Osborne's 'My Big Break' Competition.
Nathalie has also enjoyed a colourful career as a writer for television (including 2 documentaries 'Desert Lake Venture I & II' for National Geographic and several comedy and drama series – Font, Coconuts, award winner Hard Copy (SABC), CrazE (eTV) and Emu (BBC / TVNZ) amongst others.
Prior to that she was a features writer for several publications including Sunday Times magazine, SL, Epic and Marie Claire.
Nathalie is an acting coach and teaches drama at the newly established CPAC performing Arts program at Scots College and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama and journalism.
She has a VFX geek husband, Phil and a Lego-freak son, Jupiter.
Please see www.nathalieboltt.com and www.thesilk.co.nz for more details.
Unique traits: Black Comedy! Leftfield drama. See Vajazzle and Dropped Pie at www.rodrigofilms.com
Film by Wingnut / Sony Sarah Linvingstone
Inspector George Gently
Television by BBC Trudi Schmeikel
See imdb credits: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1410076/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Audience Award - The Silk (Green Bay FF)
Best Acting - The Silk (Macon FF)
Best Cinematography - The Silk (Green Bay FF)
Gold Kahuna Hawaii - Winner - The Silk
Best Short Narrative Film - The Silk (Rockport FF, Macon FF, Fargo FF)
Oregon Film Awards - Silver - The Silk
AFTA Award:nBest Supporting Actress - Nomination - Bloodlines (Dir Peter Burger)