Name

Natalie Beak

About

Natalie Beak is a Production Designer and Stylist who has worked throughout Australia and the UK across film, television, commercial and event production. Since completing her studies at the Australian, Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) in 2006, Natalie has designed over 40 productions from short films and TV commercials to music videos, television series and feature length films. Natalie's credits include the set decoration of large scale reality television productions 'The Voice', 'The Biggest Loser' and 'Beauty and the Geek' as well as the Art Direction and Design of Independent Film projects such as 'Dead Europe' and the Berlinale Crystal Bear Award Winning Film 'Franswa Sharl'. Her most recent and favourite production to date was designing Series One and Two of ABC's Indigenous Comedy Sketch Show 'Black Comedy'. Natalie has also designed some incredible events including the 2010 IF Awards, private weddings and corporate celebrations.

Natalie has recently moved to Katoomba in the Blue Mountains with her screenwriting partner, Cleon, their 14month old son, Archimedes, and mini-labradoodle, Muppet.

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Education

Advanced Architectural Drafting & Scenic Art Techniques
Central St Martins, London, UK
2007 – 2007
MA Production Design for Film & Television Production
AFTRS Australian Film, Television & Radio School, Sydney, NSW
2005 – 2007
BA (Distinction) Fine Arts, Film & Television Production
QUT Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD
2001 – 2003

Awards

2007
InDesign Award AFTRS
2006
Thelma Afford Film Costume Design Scholarship 2006 Thelma Afford Trust

Skills

  • Set Design
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Vectorworks CAD
  • Art Direction
  • Budget Management
  • Prop Making
  • Scenic Painting
  • Buying/Dressing
  • Styling
  • Sewing Machine
  • Driver's License & Vehicle

Location

Sydney, Australia