Natalie Cubides-Brady is a British-Colombian documentary filmmaker. She recently graduated from the NFTS with a Masters in Documentary Directing where her studies were supported by a John Brabourne Award and a scholarship from the BBC. Her graduation film, Beyond the North Winds: A Post Nuclear Reverie has been selected for festivals including Sundance London, Edinburgh, Karlovy Vary, Visions du Reel and LSFF among others. It was nominated for Best Student Film at the IDA Awards in the US, and it also won Best Screenplay at Poitiers Film Festival. Her first year documentary, After the Silence, was shortlisted for a student Grierson Award in 2018.
With a background in visual art, Natalie has worked as a Researcher and Production Manager on several independent feature documentaries including Errol Morris’ Tabloid, and Steven Eastwood’s Buried Land, as well artists’ films for Frieze and Jerwood Arts. She speaks Spanish fluently and has worked on documentary shoots in Latin America. She is also a strong self-shooter on the FS7 and C300.
As a director, Natalie is especially interested in people’s relationship with spirituality and landscape.