Photo by Bart Babinski

Photo by Bart Babinski

Natalia iyudin


Natalia Iyudin is a Polish-American film director, screenwriter, editor, and film curator. She holds MA in Film and TV Directing from Krzysztof Kieslowski's Film and TV Dept of University of Silesia, MA in Film Studies from Jagiellonian University, and Screenwriting Certificate from the New School University.

In 2004, she debuted on Polish television with a TV drama “Scenes from Warsaw Uprising.” She’s written and directed short films, short documentaries, and music videos, including “My Wooden Dog” (Rhode Island International FF 2008, Angelus Awards Semifinalist 2008, Humboldt FF 2008), “Sylvia and Iga” (Oberhausen International FF 2004, Feminale FF 2004), and “Us. A Family Album” (San Francisco International FF, New Orleans, Crossroads, Frameline 360 2012, Korean International FF 2013, New York Shorts FF 2013; distributed by Shorts International).

As a curator Natalia has helped to organize numerous film retrospectives and tours, in collaborations with MoMA, Film Society of Lincoln Center, BAM, National Gallery of Art, San Francisco Film Society, SONY, and Kino Lorber.

As an editor, she’s worked with MTV World (“Rebel Music” series), BET, PBS, Essence Magazine, VH1 and, most recently, with PF Pictures on a climate change documentary “Disruption” that reached millions of viewers during the People’s Climate March of 2014.

She’s currently developing a feature based on “The Garden."