Joanna Natasegara is a director/producer, and founder of Violet Films / Ultra Violet Consultancy, currently the only company in the UK combining social impact strategy and film production. Ultra Violet is an ethical consultancy specialising in bespoke outreach campaigns and maximising the social change potential for film and media projects, at any stage and size. With extensive experience in documentary film and social justice initiatives, Ultra Violet is perfectly positioned to navigate effectively between both spheres. Inspired by filmmakers and driven by the potent impact of their work to achieve change in the even the most intractable of situations, Ultra Violet seeks to amplify their messages.
Ultra Violet has recently worked on some of the world’s most impactful feature documentaries including Oscar® nominated Virunga (Netflix, 2014), The Dark Matter of Love (2013), and BRITDOC Impact Award winners No Fire Zone (2013) and The House I Live In (2012).
Previously, Joanna directed and produced documentaries covering social justice and politics including the acclaimed series The Price of Kings (2012), The Ministry of Truth (2008) and The Fear Factory (2010), which inspired a coalition of over 80 stakeholders to form around criminal justice issues. She has a Masters in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science.