Meet the Panelist - Natasha Parker

Natasha Parker is the creator and co-founder of Noisemakers Entertainment,  She has written, produced and directed numerous short films that have competed in the Urban World, Martha’s Vineyard and the HBO Film Festivals.  Her short films have been screened at the Library of Congress and nominated for an African Movie Academy Award in Nigeria. Natasha has produced a number of feature films, and is working on getting her most personal film off the ground in 2015.  As the first and only African American female Location Manager in the Director’s Guild of America/Chicago, and a member of IATSE 476, her credits include the tv show “Sirens, “Empire”, "The Man of Steel" and "Transformers 3”.  Natasha is a graduate of the University of Illinois, member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and studied at the Chicago Screenwriters Group. Proudly, Natasha is the founder and President of a non-for-profit The B.I.G.G. Hearted Foundation (, which awards college scholarships to inner city high school students.