Nathan Lee Bush is a filmmaker and photographer based in Brooklyn, New York City. He works as a Director, Cinematographer and Editor.

He has directed, shot and/or edited web ads, editorial stories, documentaries, music videos and fashion videos for a wide array of clients, including Captain Morgan, Johnny Walker, Tiffany’s, PregoLeica, The Park Avenue Armory, The James Beard Foundation, Oribe and Zurich as well as magazines The Atlantic, New York MagazineEsquire, Elle, Allure, Instyle, Golf Digest, Glamour, The Fader, Complex, Stylecaster and Harper’s Bazaar.



  • Sony FS7 with Zacuto rig
  • Sony a7S Mark II
  • Sony RX100 Mark V


  • Mole Richardson 1K, 2x 650w, 250w, 200w tungsten fresnels, 2x 1k nooklights
  • Altman 2x 600w, 300w tungsten fresnels
  • 2x ARRI Studio Cool fluorescent softlights


  • Tascam DR-70D recorder
  • Sennheiser AVX wireless lav system
  • RODE NTG2 shotgun mic

Favorite films

  • Pola X
  • Sans Soleil
  • Beau Travail
  • Fat Girl
  • There Will Be Blood
  • L'Enfant
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Alien
  • Pusher II
  • Children of Men
  • Lessons of Darkness