Natalie Kingston is an award-winning cinematographer based in New Orleans. She shot Sam Pollard's TWO TRAINS RUNNIN' - a blues music and civil rights documentary that premiered at FULL FRAME Documentary Film Festival in 2016 and was named BEST FEATURE at DOCUWEST DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL.
Natalie was awarded the BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY Award at the 2015 New Orleans Film Festival for her exhibited body of work across four narrative films: ATCHAFALAYA, RITE, DANDELION and SI.
In 2014, she received the BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY Award for the film, SI at the Kids Film Festival in Madrid, Spain. She also received the ZEISS PRECISION IMAGE AWARD for the film, AFTER THE CIRCUS.
Natalie has a Bachelor of the Arts from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and completed a Cinematography Residency at Maine Media College. She is a member of the International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC) and Women in Film and Television (WIFT).
At 12 years old, Natalie became infatuated with telling stories through the images she created using her parents’ home video camera. She fell in love with the idea of the endless possibilities that could transpire in front of her lens. Since then, she hasn’t turned back.