Natalie Shirinan

Natalie Shirinian is an award winning director, actress, screenwriter, and the founder of the Los Angeles based production company NES FILMS. She takes an intimate and dramatic approach to her storytelling through narrative, documentary and conceptual films.

Natalie has been featured in Vogue, InStyle’s “Badass Women” issue, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, T magazine, AnOther Magazine, and was Interview Magazine’s, “People of Interview.”

Born and raised in Los Angeles California, Natalie is the daughter of Egyptian Armenian parents. The desire to act has been innate in Natalie from a young age, and at the age of 15 she entered the field professionally appearing in popular television shows, film, and commercials. An interaction with Steve Martin on the set of the movie Shop Girl inspired Natalie to one day want to direct. This moment happened with her directorial debut of her documentary film, Interior Motives. The film captured the connection between fashion and design through the perspectives of industry leaders like Michele Lamy, Maria Cornejo, and Tommy Hilfiger, amongst other influencers and icons. On the festival circuit the film has won, Best Short Documentary at the 2019 Berlin Short Film Festival, and at the 2018 IFS Los Angeles Film Festival.