Natalie Cubides-Brady is a British-Colombian filmmaker with a visual arts background.

Her short, Beyond the North Winds a hybrid documentary about the legacy of a nuclear reactor, was selected for Sundance London, Visions du Reel and Edinburgh IFF among others. It won Best Screenplay at Poitiers, a Green Planet award at Flickers Rhode Island, and was nominated for an IDA Documentary award in the US, and a London Critics' Circle Film Award.

Her short observational documentary, After the Silence, about forced disappearance in Colombia, was shortlisted for a Grierson.

Natalie is an alumni of the NFTS MA in Documentary Directing. Since graduating she has been working as a Self-Shooting Director on short form content and an Assistant Producer on long form docs. She recently completed, The Veiled City, a short speculative city symphony funded by BFI Doc Society. It will have its world premiere in competition at Berlinale in February 2023. 

Natalie is currently developing her debut feature. 

Awards & Talent Programs

  • BAFTA Connect member 2022 - 25
  • BFI Doc Society Made of Truth short film funding 2021/22
  • Short Form Station, Berlinale Talents, 2021
  • London Critics' Circle Film Awards, Best British Short, 2020 (Nominee)
  • Flickers Rhode Island IFF, Green Planet Award, 2020 (Winner)
  • IDA Documentary Awards, Best Student Film, 2019 (Nominee)
  • Poitiers Film Festival, Best Short Screenplay, 2019 (Winner)
  • Future Frames: New Directors, European Film Promotion, 2019
  • One World Media Awards, Best Student Film, 2019 (Longlisted)
  • John Brabourne Award, Film & TV Charity, 2018
  • Grierson Awards, Best Student Film, 2018 (Shortlisted)