Natalie van den Dungen
Natalie has a background in music video, documentary and short films. Her short film Bunny New Girl screened at 110 festivals (including MVFF 2015) and won 15 awards including Best Family Film at SFFILM in 2016. Her latest short Sherbert Rozencrantz, You’re Beautiful received Screen NSW funding and has won 2 awards including Best Family Film at Traverse City Film Festival 2018 and has screened at a dozen festivals to date. In 2016 Natalie was selected for the Australian Directors Guild TVC Mentorship program for female directors which lead to Natalie making several commercials and signing with the production company Rabbit this year.
Milly's world revolves around her pet guinea pig. When her mother attempts to engineer for her a 'real' friend, it results in ridicule and forces Milly to question her sense of self.