CHATTER is my personal journey of generational trauma and faith. False labels almost succeeded in tearing me down. I was given a second chance at life — many aren't.
I hope to help children and teens who struggle with their own self-doubt..
You are not alone.
Based on Natasha's award-winning play & short film.
CHATTER is based on Natasha's diversity scholarship-winning play.
Natasha Lewin is an archival producer, documentarian, screenwriter, researcher, and author. She's the creator of narrative drama podcast WHITE PRIVILEGE: RADIO PLAY and directorial debut, CHATTER, which qualified for the 92 Academy Awards as Best Live Action Short.
CHATTER also took home Best Unique & Artistic Film at the UCLAxFilmFest as well as Director's Choice at the FilmOneFest.
Natasha won the Black List x Women in FIlm Feature Fellowship for her script FREEDOM RIDES about the 1961 Freedom Riders.
As a first-time playwright, Natasha was awarded a Hollywood Fringe Diversity Scholarship to put up her play CHATTER. She partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and donated a portion of their sold-out box office. CHATTER won Australia’s Short + Sweet Award..
Natasha is the co-writer of Best Feature screenplay STONER ROAD at the Laugh Factory’s Comedy Ninja Film Festival.
A three-time published author and ghostwriter, Natasha is also the co-creator of children's podcast, ONCE UPON A TIMESTAMP alongside Randi Zuckerberg. Together Natasha and Rand alsoi co-wrote MISSY PRESIDENT, a children's chapter book aimed at getting young girls interested and involved in politics.
Natasha is a former Los Angeles elected official, Managing Editor for High Times magazine, and Chief Writing Officer for Zuckerberg Media. Natasha led Research for HBO's PAUSE WITH SAM JAY seasons 1&2, as well as a new docu-series from W. Kamau Bell. She's currently working as Archival Producer for an HBO documentary and is in post production for a documentary shot in France in 2022.
Natasha is currently in development on YA graphic novel CHATTER based on her play and short.
Read Natasha's 2020 articles on generational trauma:
I create the AEIOU:
"Ahhhhh, that was smart!
"eeeee.... that was awkward"
"I been there."
"Uhhhh, like for REAL real?!"
And sometimes Y: