Natalie Paige Bentley is an award-winning filmmaker, actress, and writer. Bentley's most recent success has been the digital release of her award-winning experimental short film, "The Mermaid," written, directed, produced, and starring Bentley. "The Mermaid" has been awarded over 14 awards for her production, direction, and viral success, including over 3.9 million views on YouTube. Her success with "The Mermaid" led to the inspiration behind the "La Sirena" television series created by Bentley.
Her first film debut, "Butterfly Angels," was awarded the Independent Achievement Award from NYIFF, including festival circuit success, screenings in Sydney Australia, London, Orlando, Florida, Toronto, & NYC for multiple festivals as well as completing two world tours. Her work also garnered her nominations for both Best Actress from IFCT festival and Best Short Film from both IFCT & NYIIFF. Natalie's feature film "City of Motherly Love" had its theatrical & DVD release in 2010. Other releases have included a collection of her award-winning short films, "Land is my Soul," which took part in the Land Trust Alliance competition in 2016. As an accomplished equestrian, her work has led her behind the camera to capture the competitive world of equitation and the sport of horseback riding. Natalie has continued to branch out in her career as a multimedia artist.
Her work as a recording artist, including her pseudonym, Trillium Vein, was the embodiment of her artistry, combining her work as an accomplished filmmaker, actress, and published author. Trillium Vein's 2012 multimedia release, "Once Upon a Time," was packaged with a 40-minute featurette film, storybook & interactive website. Her music videos have been on rotation w/ MTV2, MTV.com, MTVHive.com & Fuse.tv as well as international recognition. Trillium Vein's multimedia book release was awarded Domtar's Award of Excellence 2013 and ForeWords Fantasy Book of the Year 2013 for her "Once Upon a Time" release. Her 2017 album release, AMAUROTIC, under her name Natalie Paige Bentley, was released yet another 12-minute musical film experience.
Bentley has directed and produced numerous award-winning music videos for various artists under her production company, NPB Entertainment Group. She was awarded the Tesla Spirit Presidents Award from the Nikola Tesla Foundation for her screenplay, "KATHERINE TO TESLA, FAITHFULLY YOURS." Additionally, "Katharine to Tesla, Faithfully Yours" placed in the top ten for ScreenCraft's Public Domain, Capital Funds Hot 100 list a finalist in Atlanta screenplay awards and New York's Metropolitan Screenwriting competition. Her TV pilot script for her "La Sirena" scripted series was an award winner in the Moondance International Film Festival. For more info on Natalie, visit www.NPBEntertainmentGroup.com