Natalia Leite

Artist and filmmaker

Natalia Leite is an artist and filmmaker, born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and began her career showcasing art films in galleries. Since moving to New York in 2006, she has produced and directed her own short films, which have screened in numerous festivals internationally. She is currently co-directing a documentary series called Shooting Serrano, produced by VICE Media, and a comedy Web show called Be Here Nowish, and she is in development for her feature film Bare, produced by Derrick Tseng and Dahlia Heyman. She is a recipient of the Kodak Student Grant Award and a Sundance Screenwriters Lab Finalist. Her work can be seen on her websites and

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