Natasha Coleman
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Natasha Coleman

Freelance Creative ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Natasha Coleman

Freelance Creative ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Future Producer School (Doc Fest) Alumni 2018. Currently developing a documentary for broadcast and a feature documentary, and just directed/ produced a short documentary #Barewithme (for festival release/ East End Film Festival), as well as the podcast series #Anywhere but Home (featured by Apple iTunes/ top 30 UK podcasts/ reviewed in FT and The Guardian). Most recently working as a documentary Producer/ Impact Producer, as well as creative content producer for the third sector. Expert in user generated content (UGC)/ podcasts. Previously worked as Impact Producer on Oscar nominated 'Last Men in Aleppo' documentary for Crisis Action/ Doc Society (BritDoc), IDFA winner 'This is Exile' for Save the Children and for BAFTA winning 'Aamir' short documentary with the Refugee Council. While also Producing the Grierson nominated and RTS/ Bulldog Award winner 'Stranger on the Bridge' (2015) for Channel 4, as well as Impact Producing the associated #Finding Mike impact campaign with the charity Rethink Mental Illness. Since graduating with first class honours in English and a diploma in journalism, I've worked in both production for broadcast and the third sector for over 10 years producing content to educate, fundraise and campaign for charities including Save the Children, Crisis Action, Rethink Mental Illness, Mind, Action 2015, Guide Dogs, MindWise, Mind Australia, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Schizophrenia Commission, CALM and SGI International. I'm also Executive Producer on the short film initiative the Listeners Project - 24HR filmmaking in empty spaces www.listenersproject.com Bringing together filmmakers from all walks of life and stages in their careers to create together in abandoned spaces. 28 shorts made so far. Instagram and Twitter @natashajcoleman
Projects
  • Bare with me (short doc)
    Bare with me (short doc)What’s happened to nakedness? A film that questions our relationship with nakedness and asks why we so quickly relate it with sex, fear, and loathing. For those that seek out social nudity in their day to day lives, nakedness breaks down barriers, gives back choice and builds a trusting community where naked is normal. Bare with me asks us to question what’s happened to nakedness? One third of the film is shot by the participant herself who chooses how she appears naked. The film also uses abst
  • Stranger on the Bridge documentary (CH4)
    Stranger on the Bridge documentary (CH4)Working as producer and also impact producer on this one hour documentary for Channel 4. Working with the NGO Rethink Mental Illness on the global #findmike campaign. Director Sam Forsdike and cinematographer Franklin Dow. http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-stranger-on-the-bridge/on-demand/60400-001
  • Last men in Aleppo (documentary)
    Last men in Aleppo (documentary)Working as an Impact Producer alongside Doc Society and Crisis Action on this Oscar nominated documentary Last Men in Aleppo.
  • Let me (Listeners Project - Averard Hotel)
    Let me (Listeners Project - Averard Hotel)Working as a producer on this short film at the Averard Hotel for the Listeners Project. Working with director Alexandra Green. Using a track from Blythe Pepino www.listenersproject.com
  • Silent Mode (Listeners Project - BBC)
    Silent Mode (Listeners Project - BBC)Working as a producer on this short film at BBC in Whitecity for the Listeners Project and Purple PR. Working with cinematographer Phil Sharp. www.listenersproject.com
  • Anywhere but Home Podcast
    Anywhere but Home PodcastProduced the audio drama podcast series #AnywherebutHome for the NGO Save the Children International. www.acast.com/anywherebuthome Featured by Apple iTunes in the top 30 UK podcasts and reviewed in the Financial Times.
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Projects credited in
  • Save The Children
    Save The ChildrenGlobal Creative Content
  • Sparks -Mr Grey
    Sparks -Mr GreyExperimental short film commissioned by BMG music and produced by The Listeners Project for Spark album release "Hippopotamus" Directed by Alexandra Green & Ben Lambert. Wardrobe and styling by me
  • Sparks - The Guest
    Sparks - The GuestExperimental short film commissioned by BMG music and produced by The Listeners Project for Sparks album release 'Hippopotamus'. Directed by Rory Waudby Tolly. DOP Naomi Hancock. Shot at The Millennium Mills, London 2017 Art direction and styling by me
Work history
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    Producer - FilmFreelance
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Freelancing for Postcard Productions and various charities developing documentaries for broadcast/ making films/ documentaries/ content gathering/ user generated content/ podcasts and impact producing on documentaries. As well as Executive Producer on the short film initiative the Listeners Project - 24 hour filmmaking and pop up events in empty spaces www.listenersproject.com
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    Impact Producer Crisis Action
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Impact Producer on the Oscar nominated documentary Last Men in Aleppo in association with Crisis Action and Doc Society
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Skills
  • Producing
  • Content Producing
  • Audio Production
  • Creative Producing
  • Project Management
Education
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    Future Producer School Alumni 2018 Future Producer School
     - London, United Kingdom
    Future Producer School, created by Sheffield Doc/Fest and Bungalow Town Productions, has successfully run every year since its launch in 2014. Aimed at emerging producers currently working in the industry, the primary outcome of Future Producer School is to develop industry partnerships and provide industry knowledge and experience to up-and-coming producers that have the ambition to become international feature documentary producers.
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    Diploma in JournalismLondon School of Journalism
     - London, United Kingdom
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Awards
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    Breakthrough AwardRoyal Televison Society
    Nominated for Stranger on the Bridge
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    Best Single DocumentaryBulldog Award
    Winner for Stranger on the Bridge
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