Nathan Truesdell Director & Producer

Nathan Truesdell is a multi-hyphenate filmmaker from Clark, Missouri who has been nominated for an Academy Award, a PGA Award, an IDA Award, was selected for the inaugural “DOC NYC 40 Under 40” list, and won a Cinema Eye Honor for Cinematography. His directorial work includes the award-winning BALLOONFEST, THE WATER SLIDE, WHEN THE LAPD BLOWS UP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD, THE ART OF MAKING MONEY, and IT’S COMING! He was the Camera Department Head for three seasons of the HBO series HOW TO WITH JOHN WILSON. He produced and co-DP’ed the Tribeca winner ASCENSION (2021). He produced documentaries such as WE ALWAYS LIE TO STRANGERS (SXSW, 2013), CAUCUS (Hot Docs, 2013), CONVENTION (LAFF, 2010), PEACE IN THE VALLEY (Sundance, 2016), and co-produced THE GOSPEL OF EUREKA (SXSW, 2018). He was a cinematographer on DOPE IS DEATH (True/False, 2020), DEPROGRAMMED (Tribeca, 2015), and was a cinematographer and editor on KILLING THEM SAFELY (Tribeca, 2015). He also served as art director for the narrative film YOU’RE NEXT (TIFF, 2011). 

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