Toronto is my City. Natalie Lisa Johnson wrote and produced her first short film entitled Synapse. It was an official selection of the LA Short Film Festival, the Palm Springs Film Market and sold for distribution to Ouat Media. She then worked with established cinematographer Kit Whitmore, (Rocky, Boondock Saints, Saw II andLittle Mosque on the Prairie) and Rick Wincenty, (Outer Limits, The Highlander and Friday the 13th) as a teachers assistant in Toronto-based seminars. With advice and guidance from her mentor Lee Daniels, she wrote and made her directorial debut with the short film Making Sense, which was an official selection of the 2010 Salento International Film Festival.
Natalie recently directed a documentary for Sarah Harmer's (Juno award winner) Ontario Government funded PERL Burlington Mount Nemo film. Also her current short film entitled "I" was an official selection of the National Screen Institute of Canada.