NEWS

Meet The Winners: Natasha Mynhier

Join us for the first of our winners interviews of the new year, where we’re with shots News Editor Daniel Huntley as he talks to director Natasha Mynhier, who won a Gold Screen at YDA 2020, for his film In A Beat in the Mid-Length Film category.
Natasha and Daniel will be talking about the process of filming the delicate story of a young Black autistic boy and his mother, and what the future holds for her creative projects, which place stories with a purpose at their heart.
Check out the trailer for Natasha’s film, In A Beat

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