Nathan Reich is a filmmaker and musician originally from the San Francisco East Bay and has spent the last several years living and working in New York City. He studied jazz guitar and composition and holds a B.M. from the Berklee College of Music, 2009. Since then he has recorded five albums, toured extensively internationally, and his songs have been licensed worldwide including on NBC, NPR, MTV and Spotify Official Playlist. When not performing his own solo work, he has spent the last several years performing in the rhythm section for acclaimed TV Star turned musician, David Duchovny.
In 2014 Nathan received a certificate at The New School as a part of their one year Documentary Media Studies Certificate Program. His debut as a film maker, Heavy Fog Tonight, a short doc about an 80 year old steam engineer operating New York City's last surviving steam plant, was selected for screening at several festivals including DOC NYC, Slamdance, Full Frame, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, SF Doc Fest , and Chicago Underground Film Festival where it received honorable mention for Best Portrait. His personal interests are ecclectic, ranging from speed chess to zen meditation, and is often drawn to film subjects relating to revelations about human nature, finding beauty in the mundane, and fading technology.
The Breitrose Awards by The Enersen Foundation, 2018
A remote cattle ranching family struggles through calving season during the harsh Montana winter.
The search for lost memories brings about unexpected transformation. Is it possible to ever go home again?
A group of nature photographers. A retired insurance fraud adjuster. A homebody. A golf course owner. One man sees the bigger picture. The only thing they seem to have in common is water.
A filmmaker sets out to understand the world of L.A.R.P (Live Action Role Play) through the eyes of a teenager.
Sheffield Doc|Fest, 2017
Nantucket Film Festival, 2017