Talent Guide

Natalie Jasmine Harris

  • Discipline:Director, Writer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2022


Natalie Jasmine Harris is a Black queer filmmaker from Maryland currently based in NYC. Natalie’s short film, Pure, received The 2020 Directors Guild of America’s Student Film Award and is now streaming on HBOMax after finishing a film festival run that included over 50 screenings worldwide. The short film went viral on TikTok and has been featured in articles by Teen Vogue, THEM Magazine, Huffington Post, The Cut, and NBC. Natalie is now adapting the concept behind Pure into a feature-length film of the same name. She is also an emerging commercial director, having directed spots for Hyundai and Verizon.

Current Project



For 17-year-old Celeste, senior year in her affluent Black community means following family tradition and becoming a debutante… but she longs for a different kind of coming out.