Natalie Irby is an award-winning filmmaker and the Founder and CEO of Corner to Corner Productions, an independent film production company based in Los Angeles.
She shot, edited, produced and co-directed the web series, Millennial Parents, which was featured in USA Today, The Huffington Post, and lauded as one of the “10 Best Web Series” by LA Weekly. She Associate Produced the feature documentary, Landfill Harmonic, which not only screened at 140 festivals around the world, but also garnered multiple awards, including the 24 Beats Per Second Audience Award at SXSW, the World Cinema Audience Award at the AFI Film Festival, and the Humanities Prize. She Executive Produced the docu-series entitled Celebrating Storytellers. which highlights cultural revitalization and creative economy throughout her home state of Mississippi and was featured in the New York Times. Within Celebrating Storytellers, over 100 photo stories, created with photographs taken by members of each community, have been produced in 13 small towns across the state of MS. 200 5-foot images span a mile through downtown Jackson, making it the largest open-air gallery in the United States. Her original song, “Take My Hand”, debuted on the soundtrack of D-Love, an acclaimed narrative feature which is wrapping up its time on the festival circuit, and is a 9x Best Narrative Feature winner.
She is the President of Creative Mississippi, an organization that serves as an umbrella to produce stories of creativity and resilience in the rural South. She is also on the board of the Hollywood Film Festival. 2018 will bring the launch of her new company, The Editing Artists—a line editing firm which specializes in nonfiction literature, essays, website copy, editorial columns, and blogs. She is a writer of short fiction, a Reiki practitioner, and a certified Victim Offender Dialogue facilitator with the Insight Prison Project.
She founded Corner to Corner in 2011 as a home in which independent content is fostered and celebrated