Talent Guide

Natasha Atalla

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2011


Natasha Atalla was born and raised in Amman, Jordan where she studied ballet and theater at the Performing Arts Center and participated in many productions held at the Royal Cultural Center in Amman. After obtaining a degree in English Language and Literature she immigrated to the United States in 1998 and settled in Orange County, California. There she took acting lessons in Hollywood and at the South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa in addition to many screenwriting courses at UCI. She participated in plays in Orange County at the Camino Real Playhouse, the Rude Guerrilla Theater, Cornerstone Theater and the Irvine Community Theater. In 2005 she was accepted into the film and TV school at Chapman University where she obtained her MFA in film and TV producing where she produced five short films: Hammer and Chisel, Footprints on Sand, Heavenly Father, Life and Times in Reality Stardom, The Moment and When the Voices Fade and was awarded the Knott Scholar award where she was mentored by the filmmaker in residence Mace Neufeld. Atalla is very excited about being chosen to be part of Project:Involve 2011 and is looking forward to being part of this creative unit.