Natalija Vekic Natalija Vekic

Film

Natalija Vekic

Princess Grace Award:
Undergraduate Film Scholarship, 2003

Additional Grants:
• 2018 Special Project Award

Natalija Vekic is a screenwriter and director. She won a Golden Gate Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival for her short film “Lost & Found,” and was the recipient of the Princess Grace Award. She is a graduate of the UCLA MFA screenwriting program and was one of eight writers selected to work with Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black. Natalija researched and wrote the feature film “Jane,” which was invited to participate in the Film Independent Screenwriting Lab and selected as an honoree in the Writers Guild of America West's Feature Access Diversity Project. Natalija writes and adapts screenplays for film and television from the perspective of outsiders, misfits and women who shape history, but are often forgotten. She loves to tackle complex and gritty female characters.


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