Nathan Christoffel is an award winning film director from Byron Bay, Australia. He completed his first feature film Eraser Children (Winner of ʻBest Australian Film' Melbourne Underground Film Festival 2009, ʻBest Supporting Actorʼ - Melbourne Underground Film Festival 2009, 'Best Australian Film' Sydney International Science Fiction Film Festival ) at the age of 26 and is currently writing his second feature film which is set in New York.
Christoffel started making short films at a young age. In college he made the short films Silent Poison, Mr. Lonely Heart, Colourless, and Water Me Before I Die. Colourless won the ʻBest Productionʼ award at the 2006 Reel Fest Film Festival. Christoffel was nominated for Best Young Filmmaker at the Byron Bay Film Festival in 2006 for Mr. Lonely Heart and again in 2007 for Water Me Before I Die. Christoffel made the short film Rewind Rabbit in January
2008. Which was a finalist of the Babelgum Film Festival in the category of Looking for Genius judged by Spike Lee.
He finished his degree in ʻDigital Filmmakingʼ at the SAE Institute Byron Bay in 2007 and moved to Melbourne to start work on his debut feature film Eraser Children. A trailer was released in early 2009. The film started the festival circuit in August 2009 and has currently won 3 awards at international film festival. Besides his own films, he has also worked on the feature films of others, such as Rolf De Heer's latest, Dr. Plonk. He resides in Melbourne.