Guy Nattiv is an Israeli filmmaker with a dedicated approach to character driven, fresh, sensitive, and visual storytelling. Nattiv began his career as a commercial director working on accounts for Coca-Cola, Nestle Mercedes and many others brands.
He has completed two internationally award winning feature films, and several acclaimed shorts during last 5 years. His films “Strangers” and “Mabul” recently was awarded the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2010, Haifa int’l best feature and Thesalonniki 2 top awards.
His first feature, “Strangers” was in competition at Sundance, Tribeca, and Berlin and was sold to many countries. His short film “Strangers” (together with Erez Tadmor) was short listed for the 2009 Academy Award. Guy will is currently shooting his third feature dramedy “Son of God” (together with Erez Tadmor) that will take place in Greece and will be released in 2013. Guy Is developing a tv series and his first US feature.
Zarim – Strangers
Screened in over then 30 countries around the world and was bought by IFC. Participated in over then 60 internationals film festivals. Official selection Sundance film festival 2008 Official selection Tribeca film festival.
Most Promising Actress – Lubna Azabal Jerusalem Film Festival 2007 Official Selection Sao Paolo International Film Festival 2008.
Mabul – The Flood
Winner – best film berlin film festival 2011.
Winner – best film Haifa film festival.
Winner– Thessaloniki film festival 2011 audience award.
Best actors ensemble award.
Winner – best supporting actor and 6 more nominations in the Israeli academy awards.
Winner – best new actor and best photography – Haifa film festival.
Opening film – San Francisco jewish film festival.
Official selection – Montreal film festival 2011.