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Nat Luurtsema

Director, Writer

Agent

Hannah Boulton

Nat is a BAFTA-nominated screenwriter, director and actor. She was a stand-up comic for eight years, writing comedy for TV and radio and gigging internationally. Her first short film was nominated for a BAFTA and she has since written and/or directed four more shorts. She is now developing four feature films, collaborates regularly in comedy writers’ rooms while also creating her own TV comedy dramas.

BFI NETWORK X BAFTA Crew 2018 and 2019
BAFTA Short Film Juror 2017
Director for BAFTA Rocliffe 2017 and 2018
Nominated for the V.S. Pritchett Royal Society of Literature award 2019
Nominated for The Royal Academy of Art PinDrop award 2019

FILM

CHARLIE, WHO WANTED HIS MOTHER Current
Writer/director
Horror
Qwerty Films

MURDER FANS Current
Writer/director
All-female comedy horror
Mini Productions
Shortlisted for iFeatures 2018
Selected for Film London’s Production finance Market at BFI London Film Festival 2018

WAR PAINT Current
Director
Feature based on 2018 Short Film
Crunch Point Films

THE CLEAN UP Current
Writer/director
Comedy set in the aftermath of a music festival
Mighty Atom Entertainment
Selected for Microwave 2017

FAMILY BUSINESS Current
Writer
Feature adaptation of the novel SPILT MILK, BLACK COFFEE by Helen Cross
Mighty Atom Entertainment

ANNIE’S GOT BODY ISSUES Current
Writer
Comedy Feature
Winner of BAFTA Rocliffe 2016
Shortlisted for BFI’s iFeatures 2019 and the Half The World Global Literati Award.

EXEAT Current
Writer/Director
Comedy Based on short story, HOWLING PACK OF UNDESIRABLES.
Emu Films

LAKE JOSEPHINE Current
Writer/Director
Horror
Finalist for FrightFest’s New Blood 2019 award.

OUZO AND BLACKCURRANT (short)
Writer/director
Horror
Mini Productions/Genera Films
WINNER: Best Horror Short and Best Horror Director at the Hollywood Women’s Film Festival; Best Horror at Norfolk Film Festival. Screened at Maine, Portland, Boston, GrimmFest, FrightFest, Norwich, Norfolk and Sacramento.

WAR PAINT (Short) 2018
Director
Crunch Point Films, Creative England Emerging Talent Fund
Galway Film Festival, The Guilty Feminist Podcast

JOHNNY ENGLISH 3 May 2017
Writers’ room
Comedy
Working Title

WYRDOES (Short) 2016
Writer/director
Film4, British Arts Council, Film London, Silk Screen Pictures

THREE WOMEN WAIT FOR DEATH (Short) 2015
Writer, actor
Crunch Point Films, Creative England’s Funny Girls scheme
Winner: Best Live Action Short at Encounters 2016
Longlisted for Best Short Film BAFTA 2016

ISLAND QUEEN (Short)
2014
Writer, actor
Art Gym Productions
Nominated for Best Short Film BAFTA 2014
Best Comedy at The Smalls Festival 2014
Best Comedy at the European Independent Film Festival 2014

TV

“ASSETS” (Tigerlily Productions, Gunpowder and Sky) 2018
Writer. Writers’ room for an original series

NEXT WEEK’S NEWS (Merman for Channel 4) 2018
Writers’ room for topical news show, hosted by Deborah Frances White.

STAND UP FOR THE WEEK: S5 (Off The Kerb Productions for Channel 4) September 2013
Writer’s room

FAKE REACTION (STV for ITV) October 2013
Writer’s room

LIVE AT THE ELECTRIC (Avalon Productions for BBC3) July 2012
Writer/Performer

Books

LITERARY AGENT – Hellie Ogden at Janklow and Nesbit

CUCKOO IN THE NEST (Hodder and Stoughton) 2013
Author
Sunday Express Book of the Year
“Fast, frenetic and scatologically funny.” Marie Claire

GIRL OUT OF WATER (Walker Books) 2016
Author
Longlisted for Waterstones’ Children’s Book of the YearGoldfish (Panmacmillan, 2016 – US version of Girl Out Of Water)

LOU OUT OF LUCK (Walker Books) June 2018
Author

OPIE JONES TALKS TO ANIMALS (To be published by Egmont Books) August 2021
Author

Podcasts

THE GUILTY FEMINIST
Guest and co-host
The Guilty Feminist has had over 50 million downloads

Call Hannah to discuss Nat or other Directors & Writers

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